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1. A dance native to Málaga, Spain, that is a variety of the fandango.
2. Any of several Spanish folk tunes, especially one native to Málaga that is similar to the fandango.
[Spanish, feminine of malagueño, of Málaga, from Málaga, Málaga.]
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(Dancing) a Spanish dance similar to the fandango
[Spanish: of or from Málaga]
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ma•la•gue•na(ˌmæl əˈgeɪn yə or, often, -ˈgweɪn-)
a Spanish dance similar to the fandango, originating in Málaga.
[1880–85; < Sp malagueña (feminine) of Málaga]
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