world beat

noun

Definition of world beat

: world music usually hyphenated when used attributively

First Known Use of world beat

1984, in the meaning defined above

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“World beat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/world%20beat. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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