huapango

[ wuh-pahng-goh, -pang-; Spanish wah-pahng-gaw ]
/ wəˈpɑŋ goʊ, -ˈpæŋ-; Spanish wɑˈpɑŋ gɔ /

noun, plural hua·pan·gos [wuh-pahng-gohz, -pang-; Spanish wah-pahng-gaws] /wəˈpɑŋ goʊz, -ˈpæŋ-; Spanish wɑˈpɑŋ gɔs/.

a fast, rhythmic dance of Mexico, performed by couples.

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Origin of huapango

< Mexican Spanish, after Huapango, town near Veracruz, Mexico, where this type of dance originated
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