sam·ba (sămbə, säm-)
1. A Brazilian dance in duple meter of African origin, performed in groups, by couples, or as a solo.
2. The music for this dance.
intr.v. sam·baed, sam·ba·ing, sam·bas
To perform this dance.
[Portuguese, perhaps from Kongo semba, dance move in which partners thrust out their bellies and touch navels.]
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