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valeta

veleta

/ (vəˈliːtə) /
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noun
a ballroom dance in triple time
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Word Origin for valeta

from Spanish veleta weather vane
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How to use valeta in a sentence

  • Then Lettie cried a change of partners, and they took their valeta.

    The White Peacock|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • You are pledged for a minuet and a valeta with meyou remember?

    The White Peacock|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
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