What does beguine mean?

Definitions for beguineˈbɛg in, ˈbeɪ gin, bəˈgin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Beguine(noun)

    (Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life

  2. beguine(noun)

    music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance

  3. beguine(noun)

    a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba


  1. beguine(Noun)

    A ballroom dance, similar to a slow rumba, that originated in the French West Indies.

  2. beguine(Noun)

    The music for this dance.

  3. Origin: From American béguine, from béguin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beguine(noun)

    a woman belonging to one of the religious and charitable associations or communities in the Netherlands, and elsewhere, whose members live in beguinages and are not bound by perpetual vows


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beguine in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beguine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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