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English definition of “rock and roll”

rock and roll

noun [U] uk (also rock 'n' roll)   /ˌrɒk.ənˈrəʊl/ us    /ˌrɑːk.ənˈroʊl/
a style of popular dance music that began in the 1950s in the US and has a strong, loud beat and simple repeated tunesPop, rock and soul
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