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Meaning of POLKA

Pronunciation:  'powlku

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a Bohemian dance with 3 steps and a hop in fast time
  2. [n]  music performed for dancing the polka

POLKA is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: ballroom music, dance music, danceroom music, folk dance, folk dancing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pol"ka\, n. [Pol. Polka a Polish woman: cf. F. & G.
1. A dance of Polish origin, but now common everywhere. It is
   performed by two persons in common time.

2. (Mus.) A lively Bohemian or Polish dance tune in 2-4
   measure, with the third quaver accented.

{Polka jacket}, a kind of knit jacket worn by women.

Computing Dictionary

An object-oriented parallel logic programming language, built on top of parlog.

["Polka: A Parlog Object-Oriented Language", Andrew Davison, TR, Parlog Group, Imperial College, London 1988].