[ gwah-heer-uh; Spanish gwah-hee-rah ]
/ gwɑˈhɪər ə; Spanish gwɑˈhi rɑ /
noun, plural gua·ji·ras [gwah-heer-uh z; Spanish gwah-hee-rahs] /gwɑˈhɪər əz; Spanish gwɑˈhi rɑs/.
a Cuban peasant dance with shifting rhythms.
Words nearby guajira
Origin of guajira
1920–25; < American Spanish: literally, peasant woman
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Examples from the Web for guajira
But let us hasten, or else we shall lose our Guajiro and Guajira in the crowd in the fiesta, and that would be a sad pity.Cuba Past and Present|Richard Davey