Definition of kolo in English:


Syllabification: ko·lo
Pronunciation: /ˈkōlō

noun (plural kolos)

A Slavic dance performed in a circle.
More example sentences
  • The popular kolo or circle dance is performed to the accompaniment of the tamburitsa, a traditional mandolin-like stringed instrument.
  • The nijemo kolo is a circle dance performed to foot stamping rather than music.
  • Serbian folk dances are called kolos, and are performed by professional troupes, or by guests at weddings and other special occasions.


late 18th century: Croatian, literally 'wheel'.

Definition of kolo in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...