sanjuanito

noun
san·​jua·​ni·​to | \ ˌsan(h)wəˈnēt(ˌ)ō \
plural -s

Definition of sanjuanito

: an Ecuadorian couple dance resembling but more melancholy than the marinera of Peru

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History and Etymology for sanjuanito

American Spanish, from diminutive of San Juan St. John

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“Sanjuanito.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sanjuanito. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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