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sam·ba / ˈsambə; ˈsäm-/ • n. a Brazilian dance of African origin. ∎  a piece of music for this dance. ∎  a lively modern ballroom dance imitating this dance. • v. (-bas , -baed / -bəd/ or -ba'd, -ba·ing / -bəˌing/ ) [intr.] dance the samba.

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samba. Brazilian dance in two forms: rural samba, African-influenced, and urban samba known as the ‘samba-carioca’, developed from the maxixe, a type of tango. Also a song-form. Modern dance-form, closer to maxixe, has simple 2/4 rhythm. Popularized in Brit. in 1940 by Edmundo Ros.

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sambaabba, blabber, dabber, grabber, jabber, stabber, yabber •Alba, Galbaamber, camber, caramba, clamber, Cochabamba, gamba, mamba, Maramba, samba, timbre •Annaba, arbor, arbour, barber, Barbour, harbour (US harbor), indaba, Kaaba, Lualaba, Pearl Harbor, Saba, Sabah, Shaba •sambar, sambhar •rebbe, Weber •Elba •Bemba, December, ember, member, November, Pemba, September •belabour (US belabor), caber, labour (US labor), neighbour (US neighbor), sabre (US saber), tabor •chamber • bedchamber •antechamber •amoeba (US ameba), Bathsheba, Bourguiba, Geber, Sheba, zariba •cribber, dibber, fibber, gibber, jibba, jibber, libber, ribber •Wilbur •limber, marimba, timber •winebibber •calibre (US caliber), Excalibur •briber, fibre (US fiber), scriber, subscriber, Tiber, transcriber •clobber, cobber, jobber, mobber, robber, slobber •ombre, sombre (US somber) •carnauba, catawba, dauber, Micawber •jojoba, Manitoba, October, sober •Aruba, Cuba, Nuba, scuba, tuba, tuber •Drouzhba • Toowoomba • Yoruba •Hecuba

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