mazurka

 /məˈzɜːkə/

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
ma•zur•ka /məˈzɝkə, -ˈzʊr-/USA pronunciation   n. [countable],pl. -kas. 
  1. Music and Dancea lively Polish dance in triple meter.
  2. Music and Dancemusic for this dance.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
ma•zur•ka  (mə zûrkə, -zŏŏr-), 
n. 
  1. Music and Dancea lively Polish dance in moderately quick triple meter.
  2. Music and Dancemusic for, or in the rhythm of, this dance.
Also,ma•zourka. 
Etymology:
  • Polish, equivalent. to Mazur Mazovia (district in northern Poland) + -ka noun, nominal suffix
  • 1810–20


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

mazurka, mazourka /məˈzɜːkə/ n
  1. a Polish national dance in triple time
  2. a piece of music composed for this dance
Etymology: 19th Century: from Polish: (dance) of Mazur (Mazovia) province in Poland



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