What does flamenco mean?

Definitions for flamenco
flɑˈmɛŋ koʊ, flə-fla·men·co

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flamenconoun

    guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco

  2. flamenco, gypsy dancingnoun

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


  1. flamenconoun

    (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.


  1. flamenconoun

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

  2. flamenconoun

    A song or dance performed in such a style.

  3. Etymology: From flamenco.


  1. Flamenco

    Flamenco is a song by Canadian rock group The Tragically Hip. It was released in January 1997 as the fourth single from their fifth studio album, Trouble at the Henhouse. The song peaked at number 12 on Canada's RPM Singles Chart.


  1. flamenco

    Flamenco is a traditional Spanish art form that combines singing, dancing, and guitar playing, often known for its emotional intensity and expressive, improvised performances. It originated from the cultural influences of Andalusian region in southern Spain, often associated with the Roma (Gypsy) community, but has various folkloric influences from Jewish, Arabic, and indigenous Andalusian cultures.


  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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Flamenco is ranked #24431 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Flamenco surname appeared 1,025 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Flamenco.

    96.2% or 986 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 26 total occurrences were White.
    0.4% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  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

Examples of flamenco in a Sentence

  1. Rocio Molina:

    Seville is a perfect place to study flamenco, because you don't just learn in a studio or an academy, but in the street itself, it's a way of life you can connect with other people. Because there are a lot of people with a lot of art here.

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