Definition of veleta in English:


Line breaks: vel¦eta
Pronunciation: /vəˈliːtə
(also valeta)


A ballroom dance in triple time, faster than a waltz and with partners side by side.
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  • The Ensemble offers a musical journey among the potted palms: a world of valses and veletas, serenades and sarabandes, foxtrots and fandangos, rumbas and ragtime.


early 20th century: from Spanish, literally 'weathervane'.

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