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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A Polish usually group folk dance that combines elements of the ancient round, the more recent square, and the modern polka.

Usage examples (10)
  • The mazurek in its primitive form and as the common people dance is only a kind of krakowiak, only less lively and less sautillant.
  • Thus much of the krakowiak; now to the more interesting second of the triad.
  • Carpathians call the mazurek danced by the inhabitants of the plain but a dwarfed krakowiak.
  • The krakowiak resembles in its figures a simplified polonaise; it represents, compared with the latter, a less advanced social state. for more
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