Definitions

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  • noun A specific genre of dance music originating in Rio de Janeiro, also known as Funk Carioca

Etymologies

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From Portuguese baile ("dance")

Examples

  • My grandfather, who had badly sprained his ankle only a week before while getting a lesson in baile tropical out on the patio with Esperanza´s sister, and had been getting around with a cane, was now sitting on the edge of Eula´s bed, his head and hands leaning heavily on the curved handle, sobbing pitifully.

    Burying Eula - A Day Of The Dead Story

  • My grandfather, who had badly sprained his ankle only a week before while getting a lesson in baile tropical out on the patio with Esperanza´s sister, and had been getting around with a cane, was now sitting on the edge of Eula´s bed, his head and hands leaning heavily on the curved handle, sobbing pitifully.

    Burying Eula - A Day Of The Dead Story

  • So it's appropriate that a new, bastardised style of hip-hop, known as "baile funk", is being born out of the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Not long after the arrival of our party at Bacalod we received an invitation to a "baile" given in our honor by the inhabitants of

    An Epoch in History

  • Every public holiday is an excuse for the giving of a "baile" or dance, and when holidays are scarce the

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  • Fandango and feast, "baile" and rejoicings, have made the woodland echoes ring.

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  • Gay caballeros are wending to the bear-baiting, the bull-fights, the "baile," and the rural feasts.

    The Little Lady of Lagunitas A Franco-Californian Romance

  • Decent Work for Decent Pay is the first volume of a series of collected works, and is liberally laced with the producer's adopted signature sound, 'baile' funk, the notorious music of Rio's favelas.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • Decent Work for Decent Pay is the first volume of a series of collected works, and is liberally laced with the producer's adopted signature sound, 'baile' funk, the notorious music of Rio's favelas.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • Charla entre los recipientes de la beca NoMAA sobre su obra mas reciente en las disciplinas de baile, música, teatro, y ópera.

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