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kolo

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noun, ko·lo \ˈkō-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of kolo

plural kolos

  1. :  a central European folk dance in which dancers form a circle and progress slowly to right or left while one or more dancers perform elaborate steps in the center



Origin of kolo

Serbian & Croatian, literally, circle, wheel; akin to Greek kyklos circle — more at wheel


First Known Use: 1851

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