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Amer. ballroom dance (and the mus. for it) of a kind of march‐like ragtime, slow or quick. From c.1913 it spread to ballrooms all over the world. The Charleston and Black Bottom are varieties of it. In several of his works, Peter Maxwell Davies has made use of the fox‐trot for nostalgic and ironic effect.

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