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conga Explained

conga at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


conga at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1935, Amer.Sp. fem. of (danza) Congo "Congo (dance)," since it was assumed to be of African origin. ///

conga at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1900-2000; Language: American Spanish; Origin: Spanish, from congo 'of the Congo (= area of central Africa)']// a dance in which people dance in a line, holding on to the person in front of them//

conga at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

a fast dance in which the dancers follow a leader in a long winding line, with each person holding on to the person in front; a piece of music for this dance

conga at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: music composed for dancing the conga
2: a Latin American dance of 3 steps and a kick by people in
single file
v : dance the conga

conga at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈkɒŋɡə/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"kQNg@/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: enPR » kängʹgə, Inter: IPA » ˈkɑŋɡə/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"kANg@/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɒŋɡə


    Inter: wikipedi » a

  • Inter: wikipedia » Conga Line
    Inter: en-nou » n
  • a tall, narrow, single-headed Cuban hand drum of African origin
    1. 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

      Derived terms

      * conga line


      Inter: trans-top » drum

  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|congas|c|p, Inter: t- » sv|congatrumma|c

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » dance
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|conga|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|conga|c, Inter: t- » sv|congadans|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * bunny hop


    Inter: en-ver » b
  • To dance the conga.

  • French


    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • conga (dance)


    * cogna

  • Category: Category:en:Dances -
    Category: Category:en:Musical instruments -
    Translation: da » conga
    Translation: et » conga
    Translation: fr » conga
    Translation: gl » conga
    Translation: ko » conga
    Translation: pl » conga
    Translation: vi » conga
    Translation: zh » conga