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minstrelsy

Saltos de línea: min|strel¦sy
Pronunciación: /ˈmɪnstr(ə)lsi
 
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Definición de minstrelsy en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The activity of performing as a minstrel or the occupation of a minstrel: a long tradition of minstrelsy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In their dancing, in their minstrelsy and then in ragtime, black Americans were insisting on setting European-style music free by refusing to be restricted to a ground beat.
  • Such characters emerged in late eighteenth-century plays and sheet music, and became mainstays of nineteenth-century minstrelsy.
  • After emancipation in 1863, minstrelsy was taken over increasingly by black performers.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French menestralsie, from menestrel (see minstrel).

Words that rhyme with minstrelsy

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