cotillion cotillion

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a ball at which young ladies are presented to society
  2. (n) a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Two years ago, she established a new class in Camarillo because 93 students from that town were driving over to her cotillion in Westlake Village so they could learn to dance.
  2. Then Marr and his guests jet off to Shanghai for a cotillion in the Peace Hotel's Cathay Ballroom.
  3. Making her debut at a New York cotillion would have been fun but too fleeting.

News

  1. Junior Cotillion Advisory Board Named

    The National League of Junior Cotillions-Faulkner County Chapter director Susan Humphries recently announced the 2013-14 Advisory Board. Those on the board are Mrs. Matthew Adams (Ashley), Mrs. Marc Anderson (Jill), Mrs. Dennis Bramlett (Valery), Mrs.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

  2. Phillips named Debutante queen

    The Beta Zeta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority recently held its 65th Debutante Cotillion at Nash Community College. Fourteen young ladies were presented to the community. The 2013 Debutante Queen is Dashawna Latrice Phillips, daughter of LaKeisha Phillips and David Alford.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

  3. 18th Annual Graduating Class of Montgomery Cotillion

    Montgomery Cotillion honors the slower paced traditions of engraved invitations, above-the-elbow gloves and a Winter Formal Ball that rivals the most elegant events in the Greater Houston Area. Each year, Montgomery Cotillion Directors orchestrate a black tie event honoring their graduating senior members.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Conroe Courier

Quotes

  • "Drag for me is not about being in women's clothes," Franklin explains. "It's about the empowerment of being a diva: the big hair, the big shoes, the fabulous clothes. It's almost like a cotillion, like a ritual."
    on May 11, 2006 By: Benjamin Franklin Source: Boston Globe

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