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huapango

[wuh-pahng-goh, -pang-; Spanish wah-pahng-gaw] /wəˈpɑŋ goʊ, -ˈpæŋ-; Spanish wɑˈpɑŋ gɔ/
noun, plural huapangos
[wuh-pahng-gohz, -pang-; Spanish wah-pahng-gaws] /wəˈpɑŋ goʊz, -ˈpæŋ-; Spanish wɑˈpɑŋ gɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a fast, rhythmic dance of Mexico, performed by couples.
Origin
< Mexican Spanish, after Huapango, town near Veracruz, Mexico, where this type of dance originated
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