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Overview of noun beguine

The noun beguine has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Beguine

((Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life)

2. beguine

(music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance)

3. beguine

(a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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