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merengue

noun me·ren·gue \mə-ˈreŋ-(ˌ)gā\

Definition of MERENGUE

:  a ballroom dance of Haitian and Dominican origin in 2/4 time in which one foot is dragged on every step; also :  the music for a merengue
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Origin of MERENGUE

American Spanish
First Known Use: 1936

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