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bhangra

Syllabification: bhan·gra
Pronunciation: /ˈbaNG(ɡ)rə
 
/

Definition of bhangra in English:

noun

A type of popular music combining Punjabi folk traditions with Western pop music.
Example sentences
  • Today, the group is one of the finest exponents of this genre of music, combining bhangra with reggae, a sound that people had not heard before.
  • It's refreshing to be reminded that not all Asian artists are interested in using tablas or sticking bhangra beats over hip hop.
  • Stage school karaoke clashes with bhangra and the results are not pretty.

Origin

1960s (denoting a traditional folk dance): from Punjabi bhāngrā.

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