Definition of kolo in English:

kolo

noun

  • A Slavic dance performed in a circle.

    • ‘Serbian folk dances are called kolos, and are performed by professional troupes, or by guests at weddings and other special occasions.’
    • ‘The nijemo kolo is a circle dance performed to foot stamping rather than music.’
    • ‘The popular kolo or circle dance is performed to the accompaniment of the tamburitsa, a traditional mandolin-like stringed instrument.’
    • ‘Bosnian folk dances include the silent kolo (accompanied only by the sound of stomping feet and the clash of silver coins on the women's aprons).’
    • ‘On weekends we went to Tetka Dara's to dance the kolo and alternatively at Aunty Tulips we watched Bollywood movies of women in colourful costumes dancing around trees.’

Origin

Late 18th century: Croatian, literally wheel.

Pronunciation:

kolo

/ˈkəʊləʊ/