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Rumba



noun, plural rumbas
[ruhm-buh z, roo m-, room-] /ˈrʌm bəz, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a dance, Cuban in origin and complex in rhythm.
2.
an imitation or adaptation of this dance in the U.S.
3.
music for this dance or in its rhythm.
verb (used without object), rumbaed
[ruhm-buh d, roo m-, room-] /ˈrʌm bəd, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/ (Show IPA), rumbaing
[ruhm-buh-ing, roo m-, room-] /ˈrʌm bə ɪŋ, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/ (Show IPA)
4.
to dance the rumba.
noun
1.
a rhythmic and syncopated Cuban dance in duple time
2.
a ballroom dance derived from this
3.
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance

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