See also: Flamenco

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From Spanish flamenco, from Middle Dutch vlaminc ‎(Fleming) (> Vlaming).

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flamenco ‎(plural flamencos)

  1. (uncountable) A genre of folk music and dance native to Andalusia, in Spain.
    • 2010, Mike Marqusee, The Guardian, 5 Feb 2010:
      It's impossible to tell the story of flamenco without talking about Lorca, who found in it a source of inspiration in a lifelong political-cultural-sexual struggle against bourgeois philistinism.
  2. (countable) A song or dance performed in such a style.
    • 1977, Tennessee Williams, Vieux Carré, I.3:
      La Niña was so goddam terrific that after a month of singing with the vocal trio, she was singing solo and she was dancing a flamenco better'n a gypsy fireball!

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flamenco m ‎(plural flamencos)

  1. flamenco (music, dance)

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From Dutch flaming.

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flamenco m ‎(feminine singular flamenca, masculine plural flamencos, feminine plural flamencas)

  1. Flemish
  2. (attributive) flamenco
  3. (colloquial) insolent, cheeky

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flamenco m ‎(plural flamencos)

  1. flamingo (bird)
  2. flamenco (music)
  3. flamenco (dance)
  4. A Flemish person

flamenco m ‎(uncountable)

  1. The Flemish language.

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