Beguines Meaning

There are 3 meaning(s) for word Beguines

Meaning 1 : a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba

Meaning 2 : music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance

Meaning 3 : (Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life