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polka

noun pol·ka \ˈpōl-kə, ˈpō-kə\

: a lively dance for couples

: the music for a polka

Full Definition of POLKA

1
:  a lively couple dance of Bohemian origin in duple time with a basic pattern of hop-step-close-step
2
:  a lively originally Bohemian dance tune in 24 time
polka intransitive verb
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Examples of POLKA

  1. The band played a polka.

Origin of POLKA

Czech, from Polka Polish woman, feminine of Polák Pole
First Known Use: 1843
POLKA Defined for Kids

polka

noun pol·ka \ˈpōl-kə\

Definition of POLKA for Kids

:  a lively dance for couples or the music for it

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