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rum·ba / ˈrəmbə; ˈroŏm-; ˈroōm-/ (also rhum·ba) • n. a rhythmic dance with Spanish and African elements, originating in Cuba. ∎  a piece of music for this dance or in a similar style. ∎  a ballroom dance imitative of this dance. • v. (-bas , -baed / -bəd/ , -ba·ing ) [intr.] dance the rumba.

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rumba. Cuban dance in 8/8 time which extended into world of jazz c.1930. Orig. perf. by instr. ens. with singer uttering meaningless phrases and syllables. Arthur Benjamin wrote a Jamaican Rumba and rumba rhythm has been used by other composers, e.g. Tippett and McCabe.

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rumba

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