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fado

noun fa·do \ˈfä-(ˌ)thü, ˈfa-\
plural fados

Definition of FADO

:  a plaintive Portuguese folk song

Origin of FADO

Portuguese, literally, fate, from Latin fatum
First Known Use: 1890

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