[ foh-lee-uh ]
/ ˈfoʊ li ə /
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plural of folium.
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[ fuh-lee-uh ]
/ fəˈli ə /
a wild and noisy Portuguese carnival dance accompanied by tambourines, performed at a frantic pace by men dressed as women and often carrying masked boys on their shoulders.
Origin of folia2
see origin at folía
Other definitions for folia (3 of 3)
[ Spanish faw-lee-ah ]
/ Spanish fɔˈli ɑ /
noun, plural fo·lí·as [Spanish faw-lee-ahs]. /Spanish fɔˈli ɑs/.
an early medieval Iberian dance accompanied by mime and songs, performed during celebrations of the solstice and New Year festivals.
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How to use folia in a sentence
Folia caudicem terminantia confertissima longissima, figura et dispositione Xanthorrhoeae.
On taking off the envelop it turned out to be a small mass of light-colored glistening folia of mica.
Also, in minute folia, in the alluvial soil of the Upper Mississippi.
In nostro specimine folia ovalia, basi cuneata, distincte trinervia.
Folia inferiora, ambitu ovato apice obtusissima; superiora magis triangularia, obtusiuscula cum mucronulo.
British Dictionary definitions for folia
/ (ˈfəʊlɪə) /
the plural of folium
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