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Meaning of TANGO

Pronunciation:  'tangow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
  2. [n]  music written in duple time for dancing the tango
  3. [v]  dance a tango
 

TANGO is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: ballroom dance, ballroom dancing, ballroom music, dance, dance music, danceroom music, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tan"go\, n.; pl. {Tangos}. [Sp., a certain dance.]
(a) A difficult dance in two-four time characterized by
    graceful posturing, frequent pointing positions, and a
    great variety of steps, including the cross step and
    turning steps. The dance is of Spanish origin, and is
    believed to have been in its original form a part of the
    fandango.
(b) Any of various popular forms derived from this.



 

 

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