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ska

 (skä)
n.
Popular music originating in Jamaica in the 1960s, having elements of rhythm and blues, jazz, and calypso, a fast tempo, and a strong accent placed on the offbeat.

[From the phrase (Love) Ska(voovie), greeting used by Jamaican bassist Cluet Johnson, one of the early creators of ska, or imitative of the sound of a guitar in tandem with a rim click on a snare drum.]

ska

(skɑː)
n
(Pop Music) a type of West Indian pop music of the 1960s, accented on the second and fourth beats of a four-beat bar
[C20: origin unknown]

ska

(skɑ)

n.
Jamaican popular music that is a blend of folk music, calypso, rhythm and blues, and jazz.
[1960–65; of obscure orig.]
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She also has a two-year-old filly by Empire Maker who was sold for EUR350,000 to SKAS at this sale last year and is now in training with Andre Fabre.
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