mazurka

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noun ma·zur·ka \mə-ˈzər-kə, -ˈzu̇r-\
variants: or less commonly

mazourka

play \-ˈzu̇r-\

Definition of mazurka

  1. 1 :  a Polish folk dance in moderate triple measure

  2. 2 :  music for the mazurka or in its rhythm usually in moderate 34 or 38 time

Origin and Etymology of mazurka

Russian, from Polish mazurek, from Mazury Masuria, region of Northeast Poland


First Known Use: 1818


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