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

 

tango

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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 Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin American Spanish, perhaps of African origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tango

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