Definition of mazurka noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//məˈzɜːkə//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈzɜːrkə//
Pieces of music
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a fast Polish dance for four or eight couples, or a piece of music for this dance See related entries: Pieces of music Word Originearly 19th cent.: via German from Polish mazurka, accusative or genitive singular of mazurek ‘folk dance from Mazovia’, from mazur, denoting an inhabitant of the Polish province Mazovia.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mazurka