Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Spanish dance for one person.
  • noun Music for such a dance, or in imitation of its rhythm, which is triple and slow.
  • noun Plural of folium.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This year's event ran from July 23 to August 1 and offered everything from classical music and Brazilian popular music to the folkloric music-and-dance traditions of jongo, calango, caxambú and folia de reis.

    Chris McGowan: Brazil's Hidden Magical Music Festival

  • The cerebellum consists of a large mass of closely packed folia, which are bundles of nerve cells described in the literature as leaflike.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • There were folia de reis, jongo, caxambú, capoeira, calango, cana-verde, and maculelê groups from towns in the valley.

    Chris McGowan: Brazil's Hidden Magical Music Festival

  • This year's event ran from July 23 to August 1 and offered everything from classical music and Brazilian popular music to the folkloric music-and-dance traditions of jongo, calango, caxambú and folia de reis.

    Chris McGowan: Brazil's Hidden Magical Music Festival

  • There were folia de reis, jongo, caxambú, capoeira, calango, cana-verde, and maculelê groups from towns in the valley.

    Chris McGowan: Brazil's Hidden Magical Music Festival

  • This means the mineral forms folia or layers, like the mineral mica.

    Molybdenum

  • I had vague plans about doing some garden work tonight, but I ended up only taking photos of flowers and adding them to flickr so I could include them at folia.

    Garden blogging and tech annoyances

  • Porro impediunt et remittunt coitum folia salicis trita et epota, et si frequentius usurpentur ipsa in totum auferunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The article proceeds to read several fascinating folia of some thirteenth-century Bibles moralisées and discusses, in particlar, the way that pagan Eastern thought was represented in the form of astrologers, and are constantly seen as challenging and encroaching upon the divine sciences.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • The article proceeds to read several fascinating folia of some thirteenth-century Bibles moralisées and discusses, in particlar, the way that pagan Eastern thought was represented in the form of astrologers, and are constantly seen as challenging and encroaching upon the divine sciences.

    Katherine H. Tachau, "God's Compas and Vana Curiositas", Art Bulletin 80 (1998), 7-33

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