What does the word polonaise mean?

Usage examples for polonaise

  1. Polonaise in D minor. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  2. How startlingly pretty, in spite of the cotton lace and the dreadful polonaise! – Louisiana by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. They two could hear, mingling with a Polonaise of Chopin, the throbbing of tom- toms in the dusty village, the faint and suggestive cry of the pipes, which fill the soul at the same time with desire, and regret for past desire killed by gratification. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens