- a lively round dance in 2/4 time
- music for this
Origin of galopFr: see gallop
to dance a galop
also gal·o·pade or gal·lo·pade
- A lively dance in duple time, popular in the 1800s.
- The music for this dance.
Origin of galopFrench, from Old French, gallop, from galoper, to gallop; see gallop.
French; named after the fastest running gait of a horse (see gallop), a shortened version of the original term galoppade.