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English definition of “trip-hop”


noun [U] uk   us  
a type of popular dance music that has a slow beat, and is intended to create a relaxed mood. It is a mixture of hip-hop and reggae.Types of musicPop, rock and soul
(Definition of trip-hop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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