[koo-rahnt; French koo-rahnt] /kʊˈrɑnt; French kuˈrɑ̃t/
noun, plural courantes
[koo-rahnts; French koo-rahnt] /kʊˈrɑnts; French kuˈrɑ̃t/ (Show IPA)
a dance dating back to the 17th century and characterized by a running or gliding step.
a piece of music for or suited to this dance.
Music. a movement following the allemande in the classical suite.
an old dance in quick triple time
a movement of a (mostly) 16th- to 18th-century suite based on this
/ˈkʊəbərɪl/ noun 1. a tropical American leguminous tree, Hymenaea courbaril. Its wood is a useful timber and its gum is a source of copal Also called West Indian locust
[kawr-uh n-tahyn, kohr-] /ˈkɔr ənˌtaɪn, ˈkoʊr-/ noun 1. a river in N South America, flowing N along the Guyana-Suriname border to the Atlantic Ocean. About 450 miles (725 km) long. /ˈkɜːrənˌtaɪn/ noun 1. a river in N South America, rising in S Guyana and flowing north to the Atlantic, forming the boundary between Guyana and […]
[koor-be] /kurˈbɛ/ noun 1. Gustave [gys-tav] /güsˈtav/ (Show IPA), 1819–77, French painter. /French kurbɛ/ noun 1. Gustave (ɡystav). 1819–77, French painter, a leader of the realist movement; noted for his depiction of contemporary life
[koor-buh-vwa] /kur bəˈvwa/ noun 1. a city in N France, WNW of Paris. /French kurbəvwa/ noun 1. an industrial suburb of Paris, on the Seine. Pop: 69 694 (1999)