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"salsa" in British English

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uk   /ˈsæl.sə/  us   /ˈsɑːl-/

salsaverb [I]

uk   /ˈsæl.sə/  us   /ˈsɑːl-/ (present participle salsaing, past tense and past participle salsaed)
to ​dance a salsa: Enroll in a ​Latindanceclass and ​learn to salsa, ​cha-cha, ​tango, and ​rumba.
(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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