Definition of world music in English:

world music

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Traditional music from the developing world, sometimes incorporating elements of Western popular music.
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    • I love pop music, I love world music, I love opera, so I want to do many things, and I don't hesitate to do them.
    • Say what you will about sitar music or world music in general, but without a doubt, Ravi Shankar is a superstar in his own right.
    • All of these ingredients - traditional songs, world music - in Italy encountered a series of blocks.

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