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conga

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒŋ.ɡə/  us   /ˈkɑːŋ-/
a Latin American dance in which a chain of people hold each other around the waist and follow the leader around using simple steps and kicks a piece of music for the conga
Translations of “conga”
in Chinese (Traditional) 康加舞(一種拉丁美洲舞蹈), 康加舞樂曲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 康茄舞(一种拉美舞蹈), 康茄舞曲…
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