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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lively dance originating in France in the 18th century; A ball at which young ladies are presented to society.

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  • "The cotillion is a wonderful experience that young women throughout the years have cherished," Dean said.
  • The "cotillion" or voting materials may be incomplete.
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