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bergamasca

[Italian ber-gah-mahs-kah]
noun, plural ber·ga·mas·che [ber-gah-mahs-ke] /ˌbɛr gɑˈmɑs kɛ/.
  1. a fast dance similar to the tarantella.
  2. the music for this dance.
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Origin of bergamasca

1580–90; < Italian, noun use of feminine of Bergamasco of Bergama
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