flamenco: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (flä-meng'kō, flu-), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -cos,
- a style of dancing, characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies, that is strongly rhythmic and involves vigorous actions, as clapping the hands and stamping the feet.
- a style of instrumental or vocal music originating in southern Spain and typically of an intensely rhythmic, improvisatory character, performed by itself or as an accompaniment to flamenco dancing.
- of or like the music and dances of the Andalusian Gypsies: flamenco rhythms.
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