American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A dance style of the Andalusian Gypsies characterized by forceful, often improvised rhythms.
- n. A dance in this style.
- n. The guitar music that usually accompanies a dance in this style.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Mexican name of a species of snapper, Lutianus guttatus, a common food-fish of the Panama region.
- n. uncountable A genre of folk music and dance native to Andalusia, in Spain.
- n. countable A song or dance performed in such a style.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a strongly rhythmic and vigorous style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian gypsies, characterized by clapping and stamping of feet.
- n. (Mus.) a strongly rhythmic style of music originating in southern Spain, often improvisatorial, performed by itself, often on a guitar, or as an accompaniment to flamenco dancing.
- n. guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco
- n. a style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies; vigorous and rhythmic with clapping and stamping of feet
- From Spanish flamenco. (Wiktionary)
- Spanish, Flemish, from Middle Dutch Vlāming, Fleming. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The other daunting fact I learned about flamenco is that it is an insiders art.”
“In your acknowledgments, you not only thank your teachers in flamenco, but also the astonishing guitarists who elucidated and inspired you.”
“Learned to dance flamenco from a gypsy in Granada.”
“Evolved over hundreds of years and combining various influences from the history of the region - Gypsy, Sephardic, Moorish, Byzantine, and Latin American - flamenco is best to watch at fairs, where locals, often the best traditional flamenco dancers, who learned from childhood by watching relatives, burst into clamorous performances of stomping and clapping.”
“Indeed the passionate singing, dancing, and playing of flamenco, which is an authentic form of expression in the gitano community, remains an exotic flavor for the rest of Spain.”
“I think my type of flamenco fusion, which carries a more universal message, perhaps won't appeal as much to the Japanese as does traditional flamenco, which is closer to its [own] roots.”
“At first I think it is Portuguese fado; then I realize it is flamenco, which is also characterized by passion and profound sadness.”
“Tomatito is one of the leaders of a movement that has been called flamenco nuevo, which combines Spanish flamenco guitar with other Latin forms.”
“Their music had been described as flamenco and Roma rhapsody meeting salsa funk.”
“Some highlights of the past week: Rocio Molina, new kind of flamenco diva, and NYCB's glorious return to Balanchine”
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