Pronunciation: (pol"u-nāz', pō"lu-), [key]
1. a slow dance of Polish origin, in triple meter, consisting chiefly of a march or promenade in couples.
2. a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, such a dance.
3. Also,pol•o•nesePronunciation: (pol"u-nēz', -nēs', pō"lu-). [key]a coatlike outer dress, combining bodice and cutaway overskirt, worn in the late 18th century over a separate skirt.
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