paso doble


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pa·so do·ble

also pa·so·do·ble (pä′sō-dō′blā, -vlĕ)
n. pl. pa·so do·bles (-blāz, -vlĕs) also pa·so·do·bles
1. A moderately fast Spanish dance in duple meter.
2. The music for this dance, often played at bullfights.

[Spanish : paso, step + doble, double.]

paso doble

(ˌpæsəʊˈdəʊbleɪ; Spanish ˈpaso ˈdoβle)
n, pl paso dobles or pasos dobles (Spanish ˈpasos ˈdoβles)
1. (Dancing) a modern ballroom dance in fast duple time
2. (Dancing) a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance. Sometimes written: pasodoble
3. (Music, other) a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance. Sometimes written: pasodoble
[Spanish: double step]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paso doble - a ballroom dance in fast duple time
ballroom dance, ballroom dancing - any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
2.paso doble - music in march time composed for dancing the paso doble; often played at bull fights
dance music - music to dance to
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