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ˈmɑm boʊmam·bo

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  1. mambonoun

    a Latin American dance similar in rhythm to the rumba

  2. mamboverb

    dance a mambo


  1. mambonoun

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

    Etymology: Cuban , from mambo.

  2. mambonoun

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

    Etymology: Cuban , from mambo.

  3. mamboverb

    To perform this dance.

    Etymology: 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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mambo in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mambo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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