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malaguena

[ mal-uh-geyn-yuh or, often, ‐gweyn‐ ]
/ ˌmæl əˈgeɪn yə or, often, ‐ˈgweɪn‐ /
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noun
a Spanish dance similar to the fandango, originating in Málaga.
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Origin of malaguena

1880–85; <Spanish malagueña (feminine) of Málaga; for suffix see Madrileño
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British Dictionary definitions for malaguena

malagueña
/ (ˌmæləˈɡeɪnjə) /

noun
a Spanish dance similar to the fandango

Word Origin for malagueña

Spanish: of or from Málaga
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