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hora

noun ho·ra \ˈhȯr-ə\

Definition of hora

  1. :  a circle dance of Romania and Israel



Variants of hora

also horah play \ˈhȯr-ə\

Origin of hora

Modern Hebrew hōrāh, from Romanian horă


First Known Use: 1853

Rhymes with hora


Learn More about hora

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "hora" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "hora"


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