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Spanish Word of the Day: Tango

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Tango

Léxico relacionado con el flamenco II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/1/2001
Word: Tango
(TAN-go), sustantivo masculino
English: no translation available
Etymology: Voz posiblemente onomatopéyica
Meaning: Cierto tipo de cante y baile flamenco propio de la provincia de Cádiz. Es alegre y su compás es de 2 por 4.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el flamenco II
Example:

"...con motivo del fracasado movimiento revolucionario del 19 de septiembre de 1886, echaron a volar los poetas populares un sin fin de coplas de tango."

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