[kuh-choo-chuh; Spanish kah-choo-chah]
- an Andalusian dance resembling the bolero.
- the music for this dance.
Origin of cachucha
1830–40; < Spanish: perhaps literally, fragment; of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for cachucha
The re-union is celebrated by a boisterous dance (the cachucha).The Secrets of a Savoyard
Henry A. Lytton
I saw Fanny Elssler dance the cracovienne and the cachucha, and it is a memory which will linger with me always.As I Remember
The Cachucha is a refined species of Fandango; but it is seldom witnessed in Spain, except on the stage.
- a graceful Spanish solo dance in triple time
- music composed for this dance
C19: from Spanish
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