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A lively Spanish solo dance in triple time, accompanied by castanets.
- ‘Ah, she could dance the cachucha!’
- ‘Through Spanish classic court dancing, developing such dances as the bolero, cachucha, and the later gypsy flamenco tradition, there existed a vast culture of what can be called theatrical-style dance.’
- ‘On 23 and 25 July Fanny had to dance the Cachucha three times.’
- ‘Some ladies walk around with the front of their dresses raised as if they were about to dance the cachucha.’
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