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fandango


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fandango  \Fan*dan"go\,  n.;  pl  {Fandangoes}.  [Sp.  A  name 
  brought,  together  with  the  dance,  from  the  West  Indies  to 
  Spain.] 
  1.  A  lively  dance,  in  3-8  or  6-8  time,  much  practiced  in 
  Spain  and  Spanish  America.  Also  the  tune  to  which  it  is 
  danced. 
 
  2.  A  ball  or  general  dance,  as  in  Mexico.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fandango 
  n  :  a  provocative  Spanish  courtship  dance  in  triple  time; 
  performed  by  a  man  and  a  woman  playing  castanets 




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