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Translation of cante in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 (Música)
    Andalusian folk song
    cante flamenco
    flamenco singing
    quedarse con el cante [familiar]
    to see what is/was going on


    cante jondo

    • (traditional style of flamenco singing)
  • 2 (España) [familiar] (extravagancia) See examples: dar el cante [familiar]
    to make an exhibition of oneself
Example sentences
  • Es evidente su gusto por el cante hondo llamado también flamenco.
  • Realizó giras por toda España acompañando a las mejores figuras del cante.
  • CABALES Grupos de aficionados que se reúnen para escuchar cante flamenco.

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