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be•guine



Pronunciation: (bu-gēn'), [key]
n.
1. a dance in bolero rhythm that originated in Martinique.
2. a modern social dance based on the beguine.
3. music for either of these dances.

Beg•uine



Pronunciation: (beg'ēn, bā'gēn, bu-gēn'), [key]
n. Rom. Cath. Ch.
a member of a lay sisterhood, founded in Liège in the 12th century.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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