Pronunciation: (pol"u-nāz', pō"lu-),[key] —n. 1. a slow dance of Polish origin, in triple meter, consisting chiefly of a march or promenade in couples.
2. a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, such a dance.
3. Also,pol•o•nesePronunciation: (pol"u-nēz', -nēs', pō"lu-).[key]a coatlike outer dress, combining bodice and cutaway overskirt, worn in the late 18th century over a separate skirt.