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bolero

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1  —as in:
danced a Spanish bolero
Definition a style of dance to slow-tempo music that is especially popular in Spain; or music written in the rhythm for the dance
  • They played castanets as they danced a bolero.
bolero = a style of dance to slow-tempo music that is especially popular in Spain; or music written in the rhythm for the dance

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2  —as in:
wore a bolero
Definition a short tailored jacket; worn mostly by women
  • She wore suede boots and a bolero.
bolero = a short tailored jacket; worn mostly by women
  • The restaurant has bolero-jacketed waiters.
bolero = a short tailored jacket; worn mostly by women

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Bolero is also the inspiration and title of what is arguably Maurice Ravel's most famous classical composition for orchestra.
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