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Noun: rumba  rúm-bu
  1. A folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements; features complex footwork and violent movement
    - rhumba
  2. Syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
    - rhumba
  3. A ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance
    - rhumba
Verb: rumba  rúm-bu
  1. Dance the rhumba
    - rhumba

Derived forms: rumbaed, rumbas, rumbaing

Type of: ballroom dance, ballroom dancing, dance, dance music, folk dance, folk dancing, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

Encyclopedia: Rumba, Latvia