Meaning of folia
Pronunciation: (fō'lē-u), [key]
- pl. of
Pronunciation: (fu-lē'u), [key]
- a wild and noisy Portuguese carnival dance accompanied by tambourines, performed at a frantic pace by men dressed as women and often carrying masked boys on their shoulders.
Pronunciation: (Sp. fô-lē'ä), [key]
— pl. -lí•as
- an early medieval Iberian dance accompanied by mime and songs, performed during celebrations of the solstice and New Year festivals.
- folia (Thesaurus)