dance for four couples (eight dancers) arranged in a square
Square dances are sequence dance for four couples in a square. Each couple faces the centre of the square.
Square dances were first written about in 16th-century England, and were also common in France and throughout Europe. They came to North America with the European settlers. Square dances are a type of folk dance.
- ↑ Mayo, Margot 1943. The American Square Dance. New York: Sentinel books.