coladeira

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coladeira ‎(plural coladeiras)

  1. A dance and associated musical genre of Cape Verde.
    • 2007 June 28, Jon Pareles, “A Calm, Serene Presence From Islands of Nostalgia”[1], New York Times:
      She alternated slow mornas with slightly faster songs that touched on other Cape Verdean rhythms like funaná and coladeira.