What does flamenco mean?

Definitions for flamencoflɑˈmɛŋ koʊ, flə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flamenco(noun)

    guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco

  2. flamenco, gypsy dancing(noun)

    a style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies; vigorous and rhythmic with clapping and stamping of feet

GCIDE

  1. flamenco(n.)

    (Mus.) a strongly rhythmic style of music originating in southern Spain, often improvisatorial, performed by itself, often on a guitar, or as an accompaniment to flamenco dancing.

Wiktionary

  1. flamenco(Noun)

    A genre of folk music and dance native to Andalusia, in Spain.

  2. flamenco(Noun)

    A song or dance performed in such a style.

  3. Origin: From flamenco.

Freebase

  1. Flamenco

    Flamenco is a form of Spanish folk music and dance from the region of Andalusia in southern Spain. It includes cante, toque, baile and palmas. First mentioned in literature in 1774, the genre grew out of Andalusian and Romani music and dance styles. Flamenco is often associated with the Romani people of Spain and a number of famous flamenco artists are of this ethnicity. In recent years flamenco has become popular all over the world and is taught in many countries: in Japan there are more academies than there are in Spain. On November 16, 2010 UNESCO declared flamenco one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flamenco in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flamenco in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of flamenco

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