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3 definitions found
 for waltz
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Waltz \Waltz\, n. [G. walzer, from walzen to roll, revolve,
     dance, OHG. walzan to roll; akin to AS. wealtan. See
     Welter.]
     A dance performed by two persons in circular figures with a
     whirling motion; also, a piece of music composed in triple
     measure for this kind of dance.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Waltz \Waltz\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Waltzed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Waltzing.]
     To dance a waltz.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  waltz
      n 1: an assured victory (especially in an election) [syn: walk-
           in, waltz]
      2: music composed in triple time for waltzing
      3: a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the
         first beat [syn: waltz, valse]
      v 1: dance a waltz [syn: waltz, waltz around]

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