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Salsa vs. Rumba

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Salsanoun

(countable) A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.

Rumbanoun

A slow-paced Cuban partner dance in 4:4 time.

Salsanoun

A style of urban music originally from New York heavily influenced by Cuban dance music, jazz and rock.

Rumbaverb

to dance the rumba

Salsanoun

Any of several dances performed to salsa music.

Rumbanoun

syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba

Salsaverb

(intransitive) To dance the salsa.

Rumbanoun

a rhythmic syncopated Cuban folk dance in duple time

Salsanoun

spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods

Rumbanoun

a ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance

Salsanoun

a type of Latin American dance music incorporating elements of jazz and rock.

Rumbanoun

a rhythmic dance with Spanish and African elements, originating in Cuba

‘to see an authentic rumba you must go to Havana’;

Salsanoun

a dance performed to salsa music.

Rumbanoun

a piece of music for the rumba or in a similar style.

Salsanoun

(especially in Latin American cooking) a spicy tomato sauce

‘a flour tortilla with salsa and shredded cheese’;

Rumbanoun

a ballroom dance imitative of the rumba

‘they glide around the dance floor doing the cha-cha, rumba, or waltz’;

Rumbaverb

dance the rumba

‘you once taught two boys to rumba’;

Rumba

The term rumba may refer to a variety of unrelated music styles. Originally, was used as a synonym for in northern Cuba, and by the late 19th century it was used to denote the complex of secular music styles known as Cuban rumba.

‘rumba’; ‘party’;

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