Definition of tzigane in English:

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tzigane

Pronunciation: /(t)siˈɡän/

noun (plural same or tziganes)

A Hungarian Gypsy.
Example sentences
  • ‘It does sound a bit tzigane [French for Roma Gypsies],’ Arbez concedes. ‘You don't know whether it's happy or unhappy.’
  • Then back to the city and its vivid smells, the wail of tzigane orchestras, the little dancer of the Orpheum - what was her name?

Origin

Mid 18th century: from French, from Hungarian c(z)igány.

Words that rhyme with tzigane

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Syllabification: tzi·gane

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