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zouk

 (zo͞ok)
n.
A popular dance music of the French West Indies, combining African drumming styles with influences from American and Caribbean popular music.

[Antillean French Creole, party; probably akin to juke.]

zouk

(zuːk)
n
(Music, other) a style of dance music that combines African and Latin American rhythms and uses electronic instruments and modern studio technology
[C20: from West Indian Creole zouk to have a good time]

zouk

(zuk)
n.
a style of dance music that originated in Guadeloupe and Martinique, featuring Caribbean rhythms over a disco beat and played with electric guitars and synthesizers.
[1985–90; appar. < Lesser Antillean Creole French; literally “place to dance, party”]

zouk

A modern Caribbean style of dance music that utilizes both traditional musical styles and contemporary electronic music as inspiration.
Translations

zouk

[zuːk] N (Mus) → zouk m

zouk

n (Mus) → Zouk m
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A picture taken on January 23, 2018 shows a view of the beach of the coastal town of Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut, covered with garbage and waste that washed and piled along the shore after stormy weather.
With Ndingo Johwa having brought Sekalaka to the fore with his music, one Marapong lad has also released an album in Kalanga and he delivers his tunes with a unique genre of music called zouk that is common in mostly Eastern and Central Africa.
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Jamie Atherton, MD, Ad- Zouk, said, "We are both proud and excited to partner with Shablol on an exclusive basis.
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9 May 2014 - Swedish payment services and apps provider iZettle AB on Friday announced the completion of a EUR40m (USD55m) Series C funding round led by private equity firm Zouk Capital.
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sg WHERE TO PARTY ZOUK: Four distinctly different clubs - Velvet Underground, Phuture, The Wine Bar and the main Zouk room form legendary megaclub Zouk.
Kuwait has granted Lebanon an $85 million loan to finance the upgrading and rehabilitation of the Zouk and Jiyyeh power plants as part of efforts to overhaul the ailing electricity sector
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