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flamenco

flamenco

noun fla·men·co \flə-ˈmeŋ-(ˌ)kō\

: a fast and lively Spanish dance; also : music that is played for this type of dance

plural fla·men·cos

Full Definition of FLAMENCO

1
:  a vigorous rhythmic dance style of the Andalusian Gypsies; also :  a dance in flamenco style
2
:  music or song suitable to accompany a flamenco dance

Origin of FLAMENCO

Spanish, from flamenco of the Gypsies, literally, Flemish, from Middle Dutch Vlaminc Fleming
First Known Use: 1896

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