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n. - A high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line.

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Usage examples (28)
  • Is it mere coincidence that the most representative Parisian dance is called the cancan?
  • August 13, 2008 at 5:44 am i cancan has costyooms:
  • Substantives: le cancan, le caqu√®tement, le nasillement.
  • Chateau des Fleurs; there I shall find Oblonsky, songs, the cancan.
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