vallenato

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish valle (valley) nato (born)

Noun[edit]

vallenato (countable and uncountable, plural vallenatos)

  1. (music, uncountable) A popular style of folk music from Colombia.
  2. (music, countable) A piece performed in this style.
    • 2007 July 27, The New York Times, “Pop and Rock Listings”, New York Times:
      100% COLOMBIANO (Tonight) This showcase of upbeat Colombian music includes exuberant salsa from Orquesta Guayacán and Son de Cali, with accordion-pumped vallenatos from the duos of Jorge Celedón-Jimmy Zambrano and Herbert Vargas-Silvestre Dangond, and vallenato-rooted rock from Fonseca.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vallenato m

  1. (music) vallenato