Habaneras'

habanera

[hah-buh-nair-uh or, often, -nyair-uh]
noun
1.
a dance of Cuban origin.
2.
the music for this dance, having a slow duple meter and a rhythm similar to that of a tango.

Origin:
1875–80; < Spanish (danza) habanera (dance) of Havana

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habanera (ˌhæbəˈnɛərə)
 
n
1.  a slow Cuban dance in duple time
2.  a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
 
[from Spanish danza habanera dance from Havana]

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