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caracole

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

A manoeuvre intended to let cavalry make effective use of firearms. By 1540 German heavy cavalry, known as reiters, were abandoning the lance for wheel-lock pistols. They advanced in column...

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caracole <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 72 words.

E17 French (caracol(e) snail's shell, spiral).

Equestrianism E17 A half turn or wheel to the right or left by

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caracole

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

A manoeuvre intended to let cavalry make effective use of firearms. By 1540 German heavy cavalry, known as reiters, were abandoning the lance for wheel-lock pistols. They advanced in column...

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Caracole

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 13 words.

Andalusian gypsy song and dance form in flamenco style. See Flamenco, Table 1.

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caracole

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 149 words.

barcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, condole, console, control, dhole, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal,

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caracole

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 149 words.

barcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, condole, console, control, dhole, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal,

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caracole

Richard Holmes.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 112 words.

A manoeuvre intended to let cavalry make effective use of firearms. By 1540 German heavy cavalry, known as reiters,

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Divertimento No. 15

Reba Ann Adler.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 649 words.

Original title: Caracole. Ballet in five sections. Choreography: George Balanchine. Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Divertimento no. 15

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Making Visible What Had No Business Being Seen

Freya Schiwy.

in Resolutions 3

December 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Art. 4544 words.

Mexico and Bolivia have both seen the emergence of community media linked to indigenous movements, which hold up the idea of consensus as fundamental to a process of wide-ranging political...

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Edmund White

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1940– ),

American novelist and essayist, born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Nocturnes for the King of Naples (1978) is a non‐realistic novel dealing with homosexual themes which were...

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Patricia Wilde

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Ottawa, 16 Jul. 1928)

Canadian-US dancer, teacher, and director. She studied with G. Osborn, C. and D. Littlefield, at the School of American Ballet, and later with...

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Divertimento No. 15

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in one act with choreography by Balanchine, music by Mozart, set by Morcom and costumes by Karinska. Premiered 31 May 1956 by New York City Ballet at the American Shakespeare...

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Melissa Hayden

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Mildred Herman; b Toronto, 25 Apr. 1923; d Winston-Salem, NC, 9 Aug. 2006)

Canadian-US dancer and teacher. She studied with B. Volkov, Vilzak, and Schollar and made her...

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White, Edmund

Jerry Phillips.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 2724 words.

In Edmund White's first novel, Forgetting Elena (1973), the narrator reflects that ordinary conversation is so constrained by mores and manners that little is expressed. The narrator of The...

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Maria Tallchief

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief; b Fairfax, Okla., 24 Jan. 1925)

US dancer, teacher, and ballet director. Sister of Marjorie Tallchief. The daughter of a Native American father...

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