cachua

noun
ca·chua | \kəˈchüə, ˈkäch(ˌ)wä\
variants: or less commonly kashua \kəˈshüə, ˈkäsh(ˌ)wä \ or kaswa \ˈkä(ˌ)swä \
plural -s

Definition of cachua 

1 : a Peruvian dance in rapid unsyncopated 2/4 time

2 : the music for a cachua

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First Known Use of cachua

1860, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for cachua

American Spanish cachúa

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