Paul Jones

noun a ballroom dance in which the dancers change partners after circling in concentric rings.
Origin
1920s: named after the American admiral John Paul Jones (1747–92).

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  • Paul Jones (bishop) — Paul Jones (1880 4 September 1941) was Protestant Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Utah (1916 1918), socialist and prominent pacifist. He was forced to resign his post in April 1918 because of his out spoken opposition to the Great War.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Paul Jones (Australian politician) — Paul Jones (15 June 1878 ndash; 27 December 1972) was an Australian politician. Born in Gaffneys Creek, Victoria, he was educated at South Melbourne College before becoming a goldminer and teacher. He also studied at the University of Melbourne… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Jones Fannin — (* 29. Januar 1907 in Ashland, Kentucky; † 13. Januar 2002 in Phoenix, Arizona) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker, der das Amt des Gouverneurs von Arizona ausübte und diesen Bundesstaat später im US Senat vertrat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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