fado

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fado a sad Portuguese folksong
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fado A Portuguese form of folk-song. See the extract.
    • n fado A Portuguese dance common among the lower classes, or the music for it. The characteristic pattern of the music is
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Usage

In literature:

One-step, fox-trot and a Lulu Fado followed in smooth succession.
"A Man's Hearth" by Eleanor M. Ingram
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In news:

Music / Post No Bills António Zambujo's broad-minded fado.
Tucson News NowHoliday Party Planners on a Budget Find Quality Venue and Experience at Fado Irish Pub.
Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant.
Music / Post No Bills António Zambujo's broad-minded fado .
Carving Out a Bold Destiny for Fado .
The Portuguese fado singer Ana Moura, who will tour North America this summer, during a visit to New York.
To the dismay of purists, many singers involved in fado 's resurgence also are fiddling with the instrumental lineup typical of the genre.
All of this has contributed to fado 's embrace by the young and the erosion of its traditional image as a stodgy genre.
Ramana Vieira Portugese Fado courtesy photo ticket 2-17-11.
Tony De Matos O Tempo Volta Para Tras Fados .
Fado Novato, Songs Of Heartache And Struggle.
"I don't think we're going to quite get the coverage Kate and William got at their wedding, but I think it will be close," said Kelly L Fado, a coordinator for the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.
Ana Moura Leva-Me Aos Fados (World Village).
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In science:

FADO: a statistical method to detect favored or avoided distances between occurrences of motifs using the Hawkes’ model.
A model of Poissonian interactions and detection of dependence
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