chiapanecas

noun
chia·​pa·​ne·​cas | \chēˌäpəˈnākəs\
variants: or chapanecas \ -​kəs \ or less commonly chapaneca \ ˌchäpəˈnākə \
plural chiapanecas or chapanecas

Definition of chiapanecas 

: a mestizo girls' dance from the Mexican state of Chiapas with hops, waltz steps, and hand clapping

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History and Etymology for chiapanecas

Spanish feminine plural (chiapanecas) or singular (chiapaneca) of chiapaneco of Chiapas, from Chiapas, state of Mexico

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