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BOURREE

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 333 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BOURREE, a French name for a dance common in Auvergne and in Biscay in Spain; also a term for a musical composition or a dance-movement in a suite, somewhat akin to the gavotte, in quick time with two beats to the bar.
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