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Mazurka, Mazourka  n.  A Polish dance, or the music which accompanies it, usually in 3-4 or 3-8 measure, with a strong accent on the second beat.

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"Mazurka" Quotes from Famous Books

... little wax doll with a broad brimmed hat on her head, like the one worn by the lawyer, sat upon it. The carnival rod hopped about among the flowers on its three red stilted feet, and stamped quite loud when it danced the Mazurka; the flowers could not perform this dance, they were too light to stamp in that manner. All at once the wax doll which rode on the carnival rod seemed to grow larger and taller, and it turned round and said to the paper flowers, "How can you put such things ...
— Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen • Hans Christian Andersen

... He began to mazurka in swift caricature across the floor on sliding feet past the fireplace to J. J. O'Molloy who placed the tissues ...
— Ulysses • James Joyce

... a hoarse voice, looking down from the oven] That's the Polka-Mazurka. You fools don't understand what dancing ...
— Fruits of Culture • Leo Tolstoy

Words linked to "Mazurka" :   folk dance, dance music

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