A ballroom dance in triple time, faster than a waltz and with partners side by side.
More example sentences
- The Ensemble offers a musical journey among the potted palms: a world of valses and veletas, serenades and sarabandes, foxtrots and fandangos, rumbas and ragtime.
early 20th century: from Spanish, literally 'weathervane'.
Definition of veleta in:
- The Spanish dictionary