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



BrE BrE//ˈpɒlkə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊlkə//
Pieces of music
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a fast dance for two people together that was popular in the 19th century; a piece of music for this dance See related entries: Pieces of music Word Originmid 19th cent.: via French and German from Czech půlka ‘half-step’, from půl ‘half’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: polka

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