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cancan
American English: /ˈkænˌkæn/
British English: /ˈkankan/

Translation of cancan in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The Bluebell Girls - one of the last remaining companies to dance the traditional cancan - still perform at the Lido, on the Champs-Elysees.
    • Another historic reference is made in Act III where the Neapolitan Dance becomes a cancan.
    • The cancan, that high kicking, exuberant dance of showgirls, originated in Le Moulin Rouge during the 1890s.

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