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za·pa·te·a·do

 (zä′pə-tā-ä′dō, sä′pä-tĕ-)
n. pl. za·pa·te·a·dos
1. The rhythmic stamping and tapping of the heels characteristic of Spanish flamenco dances.
2. A Spanish flamenco dance in which the performer stamps and taps rhythmically with the heels.

[Spanish, from zapatear, to tap with the shoe, from zapato, shoe.]

zapateado

(θapateˈaðo)
n, pl -dos (-ðos)
(Dancing) a Spanish dance with stamping and very fast footwork
[from zapatear to tap with the shoe, from zapato shoe]

za•pa•te•a•do

(ˌzɑ pə tiˈɑ doʊ, -teɪ-, ˌsɑ-)

n., pl. -dos.
a Spanish dance for a solo performer, marked by rhythmic tapping of the heels.
[1885–90; < Sp, n. use of past participle of zapatear to strike with the shoe, tap]
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Popular Chicago-area band Dueto Hermanos Salgado will perform the Mexican and Colombian musical genres of Campirana Sierrena, Corridos, Cumbias, Rancheras and Zapateados on July 10.
All participants had previously executed Zapateados; however, there was variability in the level at which they had experienced the movement.
Muchas de ellas cuentan hechos reales (fechorias celebres de un determinado sujeto) y se acompanan con castanuelas y guitarras; entretanto, en America se anaden zapateados y percusiones, como en una composicion de Gaspar Sanz que presenta una gran semejanza con un son llanero venezolano, llamado "El pajarillo".
Autre instrument ayant attire les regards la Tarima, une estrade a plusieurs ouvertures de diametres differents, servant de caisse de resonance aux quelques Zapateados (danse tres rythmee executee avec les talons) que Violeta Jarero Castillo et Ernesto Cano Martinez ont genereusement offerts au public.
(Once a week, creamy tango dancers Luren Bellucci and Michael Walker head the bill.) Benitez herself seems to have mellowed, employing fewer of her signature bravura zapateados and more of her expressive tilts of the head and slim-waisted torso and dramatic, sudden gestures.