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lambada

noun [C] uk   /læmˈbɑː.də/ us  
a dance, originally from Brazil, in which two people hold each other closely and move their hips at the same time
Translations of “lambada”
in Chinese (Traditional) 蘭巴達,黏巴達舞(一種源自巴西的舞蹈)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兰巴达(一种源自巴西的舞蹈)…
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