bhangra

noun bhan·gra \ ˈbäŋ-grä , -grə \

Definition of bhangra

: popular dance music originating chiefly in the Punjabi community in Britain and marked by features of traditional Punjabi music and of disco
  • Bhangra meshes traditional-style Punjabi songs and drumming with electronic rhythms, bringing a modernized taste of the old country to dancers with Indian and Pakistani roots.
  • —Jon Pareles

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Origin and Etymology of bhangra

Panjabi bhaṁgṛā, a kind of folk dance


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