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krakowiak

[ kruh-koh-vee-ak ]
/ krəˈkoʊ viˌæk /
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noun

a lively Polish folk dance in duple meter with syncopated accents.

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Origin of krakowiak

1885–90; <Polish, derivative of KrakówCracow
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