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Spanish Word of the Day: Rumba

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Rumba

Tipos de baile

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 2/24/2011
Word: Rumba
(RUM-ba), sustantivo femenino.
English: Rumba
Etymology: Onomatopeya
Meaning: 1. Ant. Francachela, parranda.
2. Cuba. Cierto baile popular.
3. Cuba. Música que lo acompaña.
Topic:Tipos de baile
Example:

El rey de la rumba catalana, Peret, ha vuelto a coger su guitarra tras seis años de silencio. Su último disco, 'Que levante el dedo', no ha sonado en las emisoras por intercalar en sus letras a una prostituta con un crucifijo.

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