noun kra·ko·wi·ak \krəˈkōvēˌak\

Definition of krakowiak



  1. :  a Polish usually group folk dance that combines elements of the ancient round, the more recent square, and the modern polka tread out bouncing krakowiak measures to the accompaniment of flute, fiddle, and accordion — H. M. Robinson

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Origin and Etymology of krakowiak

Polish, from Krakow, Cracow, city and department in southern Poland

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