[Spanish faw-lee-ah]See more synonyms for folía on Thesaurus.com
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.
Origin of folía
< Spanish folía
or Portuguese folia
literally, madness, folly ≪ Old Provençal,
equivalent to fol
foolish, mad + -ia -y3
; see fool1
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British Dictionary definitions for folía
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