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joropo

[ huh-roh-poh; Spanish haw-raw-paw ]
/ həˈroʊ poʊ; Spanish hɔˈrɔ pɔ /
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noun, plural jo·ro·pos [huh-roh-pohz; Spanish haw-raw-paws]. /həˈroʊ poʊz; Spanish hɔˈrɔ pɔs/.
a Venezuelan ballroom dance in quick triple meter.
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Origin of joropo

From Latin American Spanish (Colombia, Venezuela)
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