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rhumba

[ruhm-buh, roo m-, room-] /ˈrʌm bə, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/
noun, plural rhumbas
[ruhm-buh z, roo m-, room-] /ˈrʌm bəz, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/ (Show IPA),
verb (used without object), rhumbaed
[ruhm-buh d, roo m-, room-] /ˈrʌm bəd, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/ (Show IPA),
rhumbaing
[ruhm-buh-ing, roo m-, room-] /ˈrʌm bə ɪŋ, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for rhumba

rhumba

/ˈrʌmbə; ˈrʊm-/
noun (pl) -bas
1.
a variant spelling of rumba

rumba

/ˈrʌmbə; ˈrʊm-/
noun
1.
a rhythmic and syncopated Cuban dance in duple time
2.
a ballroom dance derived from this
3.
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
Word Origin
C20: from Spanish: lavish display, of uncertain origin
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