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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Calypso music developed in the Bahamas.

Usage examples (3)
  • This song uses local goombay percussion to talk about life in the Freetown slum where most of these musicians grew up.
  • When the goombay -- a flour-barrel drum -- sounded, the town knew the bamboula had begun.
  • Faces, necks, arms reeked and shone in the heat, ribbons streamed, gross odors arose, the goombay dominated all, and children of the master race -- for even I was... for more
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