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Synonyms of beguine

Noun


1. Beguine, sister

usage: (Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life

2. beguine, dance music

usage: music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance

3. beguine, ballroom dancing, ballroom dance

usage: a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba

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