salsa Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “salsa” in the English Dictionary

"salsa" in British English

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uk   /ˈsæl.sə/  us   /ˈsɑːl-/

salsa noun (SAUCE)

[C or U] a ​spicysauce made from ​tomatoes, ​onions, and chillies (= ​small, ​spicy, ​red or ​greenseedcases)

salsa noun (MUSIC/DANCE)

[S or U] a ​type of ​South American ​music with a ​strongbeat, or a ​dance done to this ​music
(Definition of salsa from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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salsanoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈsɑl·sə/
a ​spicysauce made esp. of tomatoes , ​onions, and chilies , that you put on Mexican ​foods
(Definition of salsa from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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