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



BrE BrE//ˈtæŋɡəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæŋɡoʊ//
Pieces of music
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(pl. tangos
BrE BrE//ˈtæŋɡəʊz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæŋɡoʊz//
a fast S American dance with a strong beat, in which two people hold each other closely; a piece of music for this dance See related entries: Pieces of music
Word Originlate 19th cent.: from Latin American Spanish, perhaps of African origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tango

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