Definition of choreography noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌkɒriˈɒɡrəfi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɔːriˈɑːɡrəfi//
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the art of designing and arranging the steps and movements in dances, especially in ballet; the steps and movements in a particular ballet or show She’s been asked to do the choreography for a new musical. Word Originlate 18th cent. (in the sense ‘written notation of dancing’): from Greek khoreia ‘dancing in unison’ (from khoros ‘chorus’) + -graphy.
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