English translation of 'forró'
Forró is a style of popular music and dance that originated in the north-east of Brazil, but which is now popular all over the country. The instruments which feature in forró are the accordion, the bass drum and the triangle, and it is danced with a partner. There are a number of different styles of forró, such as the forró universitário, which combines various musical genres and has attracted a considerable following among the younger generation in Brazil's cities.
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Translation of forró from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary