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guajira

[gwah-heer-uh; Spanish gwah-hee-rah] /gwɑˈhɪər ə; Spanish gwɑˈhi rɑ/
noun, plural guajiras
[gwah-heer-uh z; Spanish gwah-hee-rahs] /gwɑˈhɪər əz; Spanish gwɑˈhi rɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a Cuban peasant dance with shifting rhythms.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < American Spanish: literally, peasant woman
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