malaguena

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noun ma·la·gue·na \ˌma-lə-ˈgān-yə, ˌmä-\

Definition of malaguena

  1. 1 :  a folk tune native to Málaga that is similar to a fandango

  2. 2 :  a Spanish dance for couples that is similar to a fandango

Origin and Etymology of malaguena

Spanish malagueña, from feminine of malagueño of Málaga, from Málaga


First Known Use: 1810

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