varsoviana

noun var·so·via·na \ˌvärsōˈvyänə\
variants: less commonly

varsouviana

\ˌvärsōˈvyänə\

Definition of varsoviana

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a graceful dance similar to a mazurka and popular in many European countries, Mexico, and the U.S.

  2. 2 :  music for the varsoviana characterized by a slow triple meter and a strong initial accent in every second measure

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Origin and Etymology of varsoviana

probably from Spanish varsoviana, from feminine of varsoviano Varsovian, from (assumed) Medieval Latin varsovianus


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