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3 definitions found
 for rap music
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rap \Rap\, n.
     1. conversation; also, rapping.
        [PJC]
  
     2. (ca. 1985) a type of rhythmic talking, often with
        accompanying rhythm instruments; rap music.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  rap music \rap` mu"sic\ (r[a^]p` m[=u]"z[i^]k), n. (ca. 1985)
     a type of rhythmic talking, often with accompanying rhythm
     instruments; same as 7th rap, n..
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rap music
      n 1: genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in
           which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical
           accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged [syn:
           rap, rap music, hip-hop]

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