beguine: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bu-gēn'), [key]
- a dance in bolero rhythm that originated in Martinique.
- a modern social dance based on the beguine.
- music for either of these dances.
Pronunciation: (beg'ēn, bā'gēn, bu-gēn'), [key]
— n. Rom. Cath. Ch.
- a member of a lay sisterhood, founded in Liège in the 12th century.
- beguine (Thesaurus)