bhangra

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Punjabi ਭੰਗੜਾ (bhaṅgṛā)

Noun[edit]

bhangra (countable and uncountable, plural bhangras)

  1. A lively style of music originating from India.
  2. A traditional Punjabi folk dance, originally a celebration of the harvest.
  3. Any of various modern Punjabi dance styles of the 1950s and 1990s.
  4. Any style of electronic dance music (EDM) influenced by the musics of the Indian subcontinent.

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