Meaning of jota

jo•ta

Pronunciation: (hō'tu Sp. hô'tä), [key]
— pl. -tas
  1. a Spanish dance in triple meter, performed by a couple and marked by complex rhythms executed with the heels and castanets.
  2. the music for this dance.
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