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.

Nearby words

  1. huang he,
  2. huang hua,
  3. huang ti,
  4. huang-ti,
  5. huanghai,
  6. huarache,
  7. huaracho,
  8. huascaran,
  9. huascarán,
  10. huastec

Origin of huapango

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

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