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  1. bombanoun

    A form of traditional drumming, and an associated form of dance, from Puerto Rico


  1. Bomba

    Bomba is one of the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico. It is the mixture of the three different cultures of the Island, the Spanish, African and Taino cultures. The base rhythm is played by two or more drums. While bomba can be used as the generic name for a number of rhythms, its real meaning is about the encounter and creative relationship between dancers, percussionists, and singers. Bomba is a communal activity that still thrives in its traditional centers of Loíza, Santurce, Mayagüez, Ponce, and New York City.

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  1. Bomba

    nickname of Ferdinand II., late king of the Two Sicilies, given him, it is alleged, from his calling upon his soldiers to bombard his people during an insurrection.

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  1. bomba

    in baseball, a home run (Minnesota Twins)

    "Twins bash four bombas in win" Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 9-20-19

    Submitted by anonymous on September 22, 2019  

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  1. Bomba

    The sobriquet of Ferdinand, King of Naples, on account of his bombardment of Messina in 1848.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bomba in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bomba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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