[mal-uh-geyn-yuh or, often, ‐gweyn‐]


a Spanish dance similar to the fandango, originating in Málaga.

Origin of malaguena

1880–85; < Spanish malagueña (feminine) of Málaga; for suffix see Madrileño Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a Spanish dance similar to the fandango

Word Origin for malagueña

Spanish: of or from Málaga
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