Mazurka
Mazourka Ma*zour"ka, Mazurka Ma*zur"ka, 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • MAZURKA — Danse populaire polonaise, d’allure aristocratique et chevaleresque, connue dès le XVIe siècle dans la province de Mazurie, et toujours pratiquée en Europe centrale. La mazurka est une danse à rythme ternaire (3/4), de tempo modéré nettement plus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mazurka — lively dance, also mazourka, 1818, from Rus. mazurka, from Pol. mazurek dance of the Mazur, a reference to inhabitants of Mazowsze (M.L. Mazovia), ancient region in central Poland. The Polish accusative in tanczyc mazurka to dance the mazurek was …   Etymology dictionary

  • màzūrka — (mazȗrka) ž 〈G mn ī〉 glazb. 1. {{001f}}poljski narodni ples u tročetvrtinskom taktu 2. {{001f}}društveni ples, u modi osobito u 19. st. ✧ {{001f}}polj …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • mazurka — màzūrka (mazȗrka) ž <G mn ī> DEFINICIJA glazb. 1. poljski narodni ples u tročetvrtinskom taktu 2. društveni ples, u modi osobito u 19. st. ONOMASTIKA pr. (nadimačka ili kao oznaka podrijetla iz Mazurije): Màzūr (190, Osijek, Ivanić Grad,… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • mazurka — mazùrka dkt. Mazùrka fortepijõnui …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • mazurka — or mazourka [mə zʉr′kə, məzoor′kə] n. [Pol mazurka, woman from Mazovia (or Masovia), region of central Poland] 1. a lively Polish folk dance 2. music for this, generally in 3/4 or 3/8 time …   English World dictionary

  • Mazurka — Mazurka, s. Masurka …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mazurka — Mazurka, s. Masurka …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • mazurka — ► NOUN ▪ a lively Polish dance in triple time. ORIGIN Polish, referring to a woman from the province of Mazovia …   English terms dictionary

  • Mazurka — For the film, see Mazurka (film). Mazurka rhythm.[1] The mazurka (in Polish, mazurek) is a Polish folk dance in triple meter, usually at a lively tempo, and with …   Wikipedia

  • Mazurka — Darstellung einer Mazurka aus dem Journal des Demoiselles, 1845 Die Mazurka ist ein aus Polen stammender stilisierter Tanz im mäßig langsamen bis sehr raschen Dreiertakt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Name …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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