In Spain, the most desired of all the gypsies. Different than the Central and South American meanings of the guajira being a farm girl, or girl from the country.
In Cuba: The guajira sold me the plantains her father grew. In Spain: The guajira danced in the street with the other gypsies and everyone stopped to see only her.
1. (n) A peasant class or farming woman or girl. A woman or girl from the countryside of Cuba. (Cuban Slang)
2. (n) The name of a Peninsula (an the desert located therein) in the northernmost part of South America shared by Colombia and Venezuela.
3. (n) The people of the indiginous Amerindian ethnic group called the "Wayùu" in northern Colombia. (also spelled Wajira/o)
4. (n) A form of Cuban music characterized by... and deriving its name from the Cuban peasants from whom it originates.
1. Guantánamera. Guajira Guantánamera. (Guantánamo Girl. Peasant Guantánamo Girl.) - lyrics to an old Cuban folk song made popular by Celia Cruz.
2. The Wayúu people live in Guajira.
3. The Guajiro boy from Colombia stole your goat miss.
4. Did you hear how the band switched so smoothly from Danzón to Guajira man? Sick!