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mbaqanga

noun mba·qan·ga \ˌm-bä-ˈkäŋ-gä\

Definition of MBAQANGA

:  a South African dance music that combines traditional elements (as chanting and drumming) with elements of modern music (as jazz)

Origin of MBAQANGA

Zulu umbaqanga, literally, steamed cornmeal bread
First Known Use: 1987

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