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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Latin American dance similar in rhythm to the rumba v. - Dance a certain Latin American dance.

Usage examples (34)
  • The mambo is a dance which originated in the Haitian settlements of Cuba.
  • The mambo was the dance with her doing a solo, and she shook her hips and did a good job overall.
  • Indiana has taken merengue beats that nod to gritty "mambo" and tight '80s ensembles like
  • Len said his mambo was a little stiff. for more
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  • Don't miss the snake charmer at the market -- he's trained a "mamba" (an African venomous snake) to do the "mambo" (a rhythmic Latin dance).
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