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gopak

[goh-pak] /ˈgoʊ pæk/
noun
1.
a folk dance of the Ukraine.
Also called hopak.
Origin of gopak
1925-1930
1925-30; < Ukrainian gopák, derivative of gop interjection uttered during such dances < Polish hop < German hopp, hops, akin to hop1
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gopak

/ˈɡəʊˌpæk/
noun
1.
a spectacular high-leaping Russian peasant dance for men
Word Origin
from Russian, from Ukrainian hopak, from hop! a cry in the dance, from German hopp!
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