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malaguena

[ mal-uh-geyn-yuhor, often, ‑-gweyn ]

noun

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


malagueña

/ ˌmæləˈɡeɪnjə /

noun

  1. a Spanish dance similar to the fandango


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Word History and Origins

Origin of malaguena1

1880–85; < Spanish malagueña (feminine) of Málaga; for suffix Madrileño
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Word History and Origins

Origin of malaguena1

Spanish: of or from Málaga
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Example Sentences

The malaguena is Andalusian, and the jota is Aragonese; but both are popular in Castile.

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