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ˈkɒŋ gəcon·ga

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  1. conganoun

    music composed for dancing the conga

  2. congaverb

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

  3. congaverb

    dance the conga


  1. conganoun

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

  2. conganoun

    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. congaverb

    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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  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

Examples of conga in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Giacalone:

    Cops are forming a conga line down at the pension section and I do n’t blame them, nYPD cops are looking for better jobs with other departments or even embarking on new careers.

  2. James Trent:

    I wasnt on the conga line. I ate by myself, i dont know how I got this.

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