seguidilla

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noun se·gui·di·lla \ˌse-gə-ˈdē-yə, -ˈdēl-yə\

Definition of seguidilla

  1. 1a :  a Spanish dance with many regional variationsb :  the music for such a dance

  2. 2 :  a Spanish stanza of four or seven short partly assonant verses

Origin and Etymology of seguidilla

Spanish, diminutive of seguida, a dance, literally, sequence, from seguido, past participle of seguir to follow, from Latin sequi


First Known Use: 1763


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