Definition of Habanera

1. Noun. Music composed in duple time for dancing the habanera.

Generic synonyms: Dance Music



2. Noun. A Cuban dance in duple time.
Generic synonyms: Social Dancing

Definition of Habanera

1. Noun. A style of music from Cuba. ¹

2. Noun. A dance performed to this music. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Habanera

1. a Cuban dance [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Habanera

ha-ha
ha-ha funny
ha-has
ha ha
ha ha funny
haad
haaf
haafs
haak
haapalaite
haar
haars
haarscheibe
haarscheibe tumour
hab or nab
habanera (current term)
habaneras
habanero
habaneros
habdabs
habdalah
habdalahs
habeas
habeas corpus
habeases
habena
habenal
habendum
habendums
habenula

Literary usage of Habanera

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1. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"LA habanera Opera in three acts by Raoul Laparra. Text by Raoul Laparra. Л STORY of legendary character told in three ^"^ acts. ..."

2. Opera Stories ...: In a Few Words, the Stories (divided Into Acts) of about by Henry Lowell Mason (1920)
"LA habanera ACT I After a drinking scene between four men, and an exchange of musical phrases hardly long enough to be entitled a love duet between Pedro ..."

3. Afro-American Folksongs: A Study in Racial and National Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel (1914)
"The Cuban habanera, which has an African rhythmical foundation (the melodic superstructure having been reared by the white natives of the southern countries ..."

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