cotillion : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a ball at which young ladies are presented to society
  • n  a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century

  • The cotillion "was the main event of the ball, beginning at midnight, after supper.
  • Reagan came to the cotillion with an aura of invincibility from his decisive, and uncompromising, victory in paring $36 billion from the fiscal 1982 budget, which was formally .
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Log Cabin Democrat
  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - Rocky Mount Telegram
  • 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.
    June 9, 2013 - The Conroe Courier

  • Benjamin Franklin in Boston Globe
    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."

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