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      n   pl   , -kas  
1    a 19th-century Bohemian dance with three steps and a hop, in fast duple time  
2    a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance  
      vb   , -kas, -kaing, -kaed  
3    intr   to dance a polka  
     (C19: via French from Czech pulka half-step, from pul half)  

polka dot  
1    one of a pattern of small circular regularly spaced spots on a fabric  
a    a fabric or pattern with such spots  
b    (as modifier)  
a polka-dot dress     
     (C19: of uncertain origin)  
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polka dot, Polska, Polk, Pola

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