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English definition of “conga”

conga

noun [C]     /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 kicksNames of dances a piece of music for the congaMusical pieces
(Definition of conga noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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