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English definition of “blues”

blues

noun [U] uk   /bluːz/ us  
a type of slow, sad music, originally from the southern US, in which the singer typically sings about their difficult life or bad luck in love: Billie Holiday was famous for singing the blues. a famous blues singer
See also
Jazz and bluesTypes of music
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