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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.]
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(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]
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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”]
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A modern Caribbean style of dance music that utilizes both traditional musical styles and contemporary electronic music as inspiration.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
zouk[zuːk] N (Mus) → zouk m
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n (Mus) → Zouk m
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