music performed for dancing the polka
a Bohemian dance with 3 steps and a hop in fast time
dance a polka
A lively dance originating in Bohemia.
The music for this dance.
To dance the polka.
Origin: polka, variant of půlka as in "half-step".
a dance of Polish origin, but now common everywhere. It is performed by two persons in common time
a lively Bohemian or Polish dance tune in 2-4 measure, with the third quaver accented
Origin: [Pol. Polka a Polish woman: cf. F. & G. polka.]
The polka is a Central European dance and also a genre of dance music familiar throughout Europe and the Americas. It originated in the middle of the 19th century in Bohemia. Polka is still a popular genre of folk music in many European countries and is performed by folk artists in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Slovakia. Local varieties of this dance are also found in the Nordic countries, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Latin America, and in the United States.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pōl′ka, n. a dance of Bohemian origin, invented in 1830, and introduced into England in 1843—also its tune: a knitted jacket worn by women.—v.i. Polk, to dance a polka. [Bohem. pulka, half, from the half-step prevalent in it; or from Slav. polka, a Polish woman.]
The numerical value of Polka in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Polka in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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