[ Italian ber-gah-mahs-kah ]
/ Italian ˌbɛr gɑˈmɑs kɑ /
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noun, plural ber·ga·mas·che [ber-gah-mahs-ke]. /ˌbɛr gɑˈmɑs kɛ/.
a fast dance similar to the tarantella.
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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