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See also: macarena
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌmækəˈɹaɪnə/, enPR: măʹkərī'nə
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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌmɑkəˈɹeɪnə/, enPR: mäʹkərā'nə
- Hyphenation: Ma‧ca‧re‧na, Ma‧ca‧rena
Macarena (plural Macarenas)
- (often preceded by definite article) A particular line dance with a set of simple arm movements and exaggerated hip motion performed to a fast Latin rhythm.
- 2000 January 15, Peter Sagal, “Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!”, in National Public Radio:
- Oh yeah, they were doing the Macarena up and down Saint Peter’s back in twelve ninety-two.
- “Macarena”, in OED Online , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 2006.
- “Macarena”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
- A female given name from Ancient Greek or Arabic