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Spanish translation of “salsa”


noun /ˈsælsə; American ˈsaːlsə/
a type of Latin American dance music.
a dance performed to salsa music.
a sauce made from onions, tomatoes, and chillies that is served with Mexican or Spanish food.
(Definition of salsa from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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