Origin of kolo

1910–15; < Serbo-Croatian kȍlo literally, circle, wheel
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noun plural -los
  1. a Serbian folk dance in which a circle of people dance slowly around one or more dancers in the centre
  2. a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance

Word Origin for kolo

Serbian, from Old Slavonic: wheel; related to Old English hwēol wheel
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