Pronunciation: (di-vel"u-pā'; Fr. devu-lô-pā'), [key]
—pl. -pésPronunciation: (-pāz'; Fr. -pā'). [key]
a movement in ballet in which the free leg is drawn up beside the working leg and then extended into the air.
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