czardas

noun
czar·​das | \ ˈchär-ˌdash How to pronounce czardas (audio) , -ˌdäsh \
plural czardas

Definition of czardas

: a Hungarian dance to music in duple time in which the dancers start slowly and finish with a rapid whirl

First Known Use of czardas

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for czardas

Hungarian csárdás

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“Czardas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/czardas. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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