What does Conga mean?

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ˈkɒŋ gəCon·ga

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  1. conga(noun)

    music composed for dancing the conga

  2. conga(verb)

    a Latin American dance of 3 steps and a kick by people in single file

  3. conga(verb)

    dance the conga


  1. conga(Noun)

    a tall, narrow, single-headed Cuban hand drum of African origin

  2. conga(Noun)

    a march of Cuban origin in four-four time in which people form a chain, each holding the hips of the person in front of them; in each bar, dancers take three shuffle steps and then kick alternate legs outwards at the beat; the chain weaves around the place and allows new participants to join the back of the chain

  3. conga(Verb)

    To dance the conga.


  1. Conga

    The conga, or tumbadora, is a tall, narrow, single-headed Cuban drum. Although ultimately derived from African drums made from hollowed logs, the Cuban conga is staved, like a barrel. These drums were probably made from salvaged barrels originally. They are used both in Afro-Caribbean religious music and as the principal instrument in rumba. Congas are now very common in Latin music, including salsa music, merengue music and reggae, as well as many other forms of popular music.

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How to say Conga in sign language?

  1. conga


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conga in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conga in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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