Meaning of pas de deux

pas de deux

Pronunciation: (Fr. päd dœ'), [key]
— pl. pas de deux.
  1. a dance by two persons.
  2. (in classical ballet) a set dance for a ballerina and a danseur noble, consisting typically of an entrée, an adagio, a variation for each dancer, and a coda.
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