[ gwuh-rah-chuh; Spanish gwah-rah-chah ]
/ gwəˈrɑ tʃə; Spanish gwɑˈrɑ tʃɑ /
noun, plural gua·ra·chas [gwuh-rah-chuhz; Spanish gwah-rah-chahs]. /gwəˈrɑ tʃəz; Spanish gwɑˈrɑ tʃɑs/.
a vigorous Cuban dance in triple meter.
the music for this dance.
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Origin of guaracha
1820–30; <Spanish, equivalent to Old Spanish guar place + hacha a kind of dance
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