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carioca

[kar-ee-oh-kuh] /ˌkær iˈoʊ kə/
noun
1.
a modification of the samba.
2.
the music for this dance.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; after Carioca

Carioca

[kar-ee-oh-kuh; Portuguese kah-ree-aw-kuh] /ˌkær iˈoʊ kə; Portuguese ˌkɑ riˈɔ kə/
noun
1.
a native of Rio de Janeiro.
Origin
1820-30; < Brazilian Portuguese < Tupi, equivalent to cari white + oca house or boca descendant of
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British Dictionary definitions for cariocas

carioca

/ˌkærɪˈəʊkə/
noun
1.
a Brazilian dance similar to the samba
2.
a piece of music composed for this dance
Word Origin
C19: from Brazilian Portuguese
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