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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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