Definitions for MAMBOˈmɑm boʊ

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  1. mambo(Noun)

    A Latin-American musical genre originating from Cuba in the 1940s.

  2. mambo(Noun)

    A fast-paced Latin American dance inspired by mambo music.

  3. mambo(Verb)

    To perform this dance.

  4. Origin: Cuban , from mambo.


  1. Mambo

    Mambo is a musical form and dance style that developed originally in Cuba, with further significant developments by Cuban musicians in Mexico and the USA. The word "mambo" means "conversation with the gods" in Kikongo, the language spoken by Central African slaves taken to Cuba.

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