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Meaning of fado

fa•do

Pronunciation: (fä'doo Eng. fä'dō), [key]
— n.
  1. a Portuguese folk song typically of doleful or fatalistic character and usually accompanied on the guitar.
  2. a dance to the music of such a song.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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