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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers; A lively ballroom dance from Brazil;

Usage examples (36)
  • The word samba means to dance and invoke the African spirits.
  • Curimin's style is sometimes called samba-funk, and it incorporates many jazz, bossa nova, and hip hop elements as well.
  • Gentle passages soon yielded to vigorous ones, and the word samba'' lost its cool when turned into a football-style chant.
  • The samba is a fun, light dance and I would have like to have seen you relax a little more. for more
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