paso doble

paso doble

[pah-soh doh-bley; Spanish pah-saw daw-vle]
noun, plural paso dobles Spanish, pasos dobles [pah-saws daw-vles] .
1.
a quick, light march often played at bullfights.
2.
a two-step, especially one done to Latin-American rhythms.

Origin:
1925–30; < Spanish: literally, double step

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paso doble (ˈpæsəʊ ˈdəʊbleɪ, Spanish ˈpaso ˈdoβle)
 
n , pl paso dobles, pasos dobles
1.  a modern ballroom dance in fast duple time
2.  a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
 
[Spanish: double step]

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