[fah-doo; English fah-doh]
a Portuguese folk song typically of doleful or fatalistic character and usually accompanied on the guitar.
a dance to the music of such a song.

1900–05; < Portuguese < Latin fatum fate

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fado (ˈfɑːdu)
a type of melancholy Portuguese folk song
[literally: fate]

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In which the fox trot and the lulu fado were danced.
Loudspeakers are being tested in the main plaza, where a fado band will play.
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