[ mal-uh-geyn-yuh or, often, ‐gweyn‐ ]
/ ˌmæl əˈgeɪn yə or, often, ‐ˈgweɪn‐ /
a Spanish dance similar to the fandango, originating in Málaga.
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Example sentences from the Web for malaguena
The malaguena is Andalusian, and the jota is Aragonese; but both are popular in Castile.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
British Dictionary definitions for malaguena
/ (ˌmæləˈɡeɪnjə) /
a Spanish dance similar to the fandango
Word Origin for malagueña
Spanish: of or from Málaga
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