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paso doble

[pah-soh doh-bley; Spanish pah-saw daw-vle] /ˈpɑ soʊ ˈdoʊ bleɪ; Spanish ˈpɑ sɔ ˈdɔ vlɛ/
noun, plural paso dobles Spanish, pasos dobles
[pah-saws daw-vles] /ˈpɑ sɔs ˈdɔ vlɛs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a quick, light march often played at bullfights.
2.
a two-step, especially one done to Latin-American rhythms.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < Spanish: literally, double step
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British Dictionary definitions for paso-doble

paso doble

/ˈpæsəʊ ˈdəʊbleɪ; Spanish ˈpaso ˈdoβle/
noun (pl) paso dobles, pasos dobles (Spanish) (ˈpasos ˈdoβles)
1.
a modern ballroom dance in fast duple time
2.
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
Word Origin
Spanish: double step
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