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

     

    bolero

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//bəˈleərəʊ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bəˈleroʊ//
     
    (pl. boleros) Pieces of music
     
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  1. 1 a traditional Spanish dance; a piece of music for this dance Ravel’s Bolero See related entries: Pieces of music
  2. 2
    BrE BrE//bəˈleərəʊ//
     
    , also BrE//ˈbɒlərəʊ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bəˈleroʊ//
     
    a women’s short jacket that is not fastened at the front
  3. Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Spanish.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bolero