Definition of mazurka
1 : a Polish folk dance in moderate triple measure
2 : music for the mazurka or in its rhythm usually in moderate 3⁄4 or 3⁄8 time
Variants of mazurka
Origin of mazurka
Russian, from Polish mazurek, from Mazury Masuria, region of NE Poland
First Known Use: 1818
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