Definition of modern dance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


modern dance

BrE BrE//ˌmɒdn ˈdɑːns//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɑːdərn ˈdæns//
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a form of dance that was developed in the early 20th century by people who did not like the restrictions of traditional ballet
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: modern dance