Definition of Mazourka

1. n. A Polish dance, or the music which accompanies it, usually in 3-4 or 3-8 measure, with a strong accent on the second beat.



Definition of Mazourka

1. Noun. (dated form of mazurka) ¹

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Definition of Mazourka

1. mazurka [n -S] - See also: mazurka

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mazourka

mazindol
maziness
mazinesses
mazing
mazo-
mazodynia
mazological
mazologist
mazologists
mazology
mazolysis
mazoola
mazopathy
mazopexy
mazoplasia
mazourka (current term)
mazourkas
mazout
mazouts
mazuma
mazumas
mazurka
mazurkalike
mazurkas
mazut
mazuts
mazy
mazzard
mazzard cherry
mazzards

Literary usage of Mazourka

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Art of Dancing, Historically Illustrated: To which is Added a Few Hints by Edward Ferrero (1859)
"The 2d Part can also be danced with two steps of the mazourka, forward without ... This dance admits of a variety of changes of direction. POLKA mazourka. ..."

2. The Life and Reminiscences of E. L. Blanchard by Edward L. Blanchard, Drinkwater Meadows (1891)
"... burlesque of mazourka. 3 Write Stratford copy at office; to Era, and do ditto. 30th.—Daily Telegraph, two weeks, £6 6a. In evening to Haymarket: new ..."

3. A Visit to St. Petersburg, in the Winter of 1829-30 by Thomas Raikes (1838)
"The mazourka. — The Supper. — An intruder. — Display of beauty. — Presence of the Emperor and Empress. — Mal-a-propos selection of a Comedy. ..."

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