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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Japanese
Origin: kara 'empty' + oke (from okesutora 'orchestra', from English orchestra)

karaoke

noun
     
Related topics: Music
kar‧a‧o‧ke
[uncountable]APM an activity that people do for entertainment, in which someone sings a popular song while a karaoke machine plays the music to the song:
a karaoke bar

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