macarena

macarena

[mah-kuh-rey-nuh, ‐ren-uh]
noun
(often initial capital letter) a dance performed in a group line or solo and following a rhythmic pattern of arm, hand, and hip movements in time to a Spanish song.

Origin:
1990–95; < Spanish: feminine of macareno boaster, braggart

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Main Entry:  macarena
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a Spanish flamenco song by Los del Rio popularized as a line dance at celebrations
Usage:  music
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