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Glossary of French Terms Used in the Quadrille

The Quadrille was a popular square dance that became fashionable in the late 18th century. It was first introduced at Louis XV’s court sometime around 1760 and would have been danced by the Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and her friend, the Princesse de Lamballe. It was first performed with two couples facing each other.

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