habanera definition

  • noun:
    • A slow Cuban dance.
    • the songs because of this dance, in duple time.
    • a mode of music from Cuba.
    • A dance performed for this music.
    • A slow Spanish dance in triple rhythm; additionally, the music for these types of a-dance.
    • music composed in duple time for moving the habanera
    • a Cuban dance in duple time

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