Definitions for sarabandˈsær əˌbænd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saraband(noun)

    music composed for dancing the saraband

  2. saraband(noun)

    a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries; in slow time


  1. saraband(Noun)

    A slow Spanish dance of Saracenic origin, to an air in triple time; also, the air itself.

    She has brought us the newest saraband from the court of Queen Mab. -Sir W. Scott.

  2. Origin: sarabande, zarabanda, from serbend.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saraband(noun)

    a slow Spanish dance of Saracenic origin, to an air in triple time; also, the air itself

  2. Origin: [F. sarabande, Sp. zarabanda, fr. Per. serbend a song.]


  1. Saraband

    Saraband is a 2003 Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman, and his final film. It was made for Swedish television, but released theatrically in a longer cut outside Sweden. Its United States theatrical release, with English subtitles, was in July 2005. The Swedish television version is 107 minutes, while theatrical releases run just under 2 hours. The story is a sequel to Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage, bringing back the characters of Johan and Marianne. It is a co-production of Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Denmark, and Austria.

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