Presently he was playing a jota and demanded that somebody should dance.
Outside of Andalusia, the most famous dance is the Aragonese jota.
She is to wear it to-morrow, and she is teaching me the jota.
The jota that evening appeared to be a very sedate kind of dance.
Who can dance with him the jota, touch with him the gay guitar.
The dance of the peasant in Castile is always the jota Aragonesa.
This effect is produced by the frequent repetition of a guttural aspirate which is like the sound of the Spanish jota.
At these tertulia, or evening parties, singing alternates with dancing the bolero and the jota.
The jota has a beat which is partly the beat of the bar, partly that of the phrase.
The malaguena is Andalusian, and the jota is Aragonese; but both are popular in Castile.
Spanish folk dance; by 1846, of uncertain etymology.