Definition and background:
A generic term for a genre of song, dance, and music of uncertain origin, mostly found in Andalusia. The Flamenco style is characterized by its use of modes, its unusual rhythm patterns, and its use of guitar accompaniment. a Spanish gypsy style of dance
A Spanish gypsy song or dance.
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