variants or chapanecas
or less commonly chapaneca
plural chiapanecas or chapanecas
: a mestizo girls' dance from the Mexican state of Chiapas with hops, waltz steps, and hand clapping

Word History


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

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“Chiapanecas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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