from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Latin American ballroom dance in 2/4 or 4/4 time.
- n. The music for this dance.
- intransitive v. To perform this dance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A Standard ballroom dance in 4/4 time; or a social dance, the Argentine tango.
- n. The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
- n. enemy, used amongst special police forces, derived from the abbreviation of target using the NATO phonetic alphabet.
- n. A dark orange colour shade; deep tangerine
- v. To dance the tango.
- v. To handle, to flirt with, to deal with.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A difficult dance in two-four time characterized by graceful posturing, frequent pointing positions, and a great variety of steps, including the cross step and turning steps. The dance is of Spanish origin, and is believed to have been in its original form a part of the fandango.
- n. Any of various popular forms derived from this.
- n. a musical tune appropriate for this dance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. dance a tango
- n. music written in duple time for dancing the tango
- n. a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
I began ballroom dance lessons three years ago and the tango is my favorite, especially the Argentine.
For the characters who decamp from there to South America and for their descendants who later make the return trip, the tango is a leitmotif.
The reptile and the male began to dance a certain Latin tango ...
The picture has a lush look but sees no need to be epic in scope; the group dance scene with the tango is just as 'alive' as anything in a Visconti movie.
Argentine tango is quite different from the ballroom-style tango I have been learning, but the idea of lead – follow is the same, regardless.
Flowers and a drawing decorate a makeshift memorial to Latin American tango icon Carlos Gardel, at his tomb on the 75th the anniversary of his death, in Buenos Aires,
Admirers of Latin American tango icon Carlos Gardel pay homage to the Latin
Admirers of Latin American tango icon Carlos Gardel pay homage at his tomb on the 75th the anniversary of his death, in Buenos Aires, Thursday, June 24, 2010.
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This is so exciting – not just all the tips but that now I think my Argentine tango, which is entirely improvisational, and yoga from meditative perspective, can be helpful to my writing.
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