conjunto

noun
con·jun·to | \kōn-ˈhün-tō \

Definition of conjunto 

: a kind of Mexican-American music that has been influenced by the music of German immigrants to Texas and that features the accordion in addition to Mexican elements

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All genres of accordion music are welcome, including conjunto, zydeco, Cajun, polka and more. Houston Chronicle, "Family Fun: Lunar New Year and weiner dog races," 14 Feb. 2018 Nine contests around the state feature polka, Cajun, zydeco and conjunto accordion music. Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle, "Local accordion playing youth square off in The Big Squeeze," 18 Feb. 2018 That’s when the karaoke guy sets up in the corner, with a P.A. loud enough to rattle your teeth with conjunto, ranchera and country pop. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "365 Days of Tacos: El Original Asadero," 15 Dec. 2017 They’re joined by the Grammy-award-winning conjunto band Los Texmaniacs, who have a similar mission with their music. Kyle Frischkorn, Smithsonian, "Step Right Up to the Big Top Circus Tent at the 50th Annual Folklife Festival," 30 June 2017 Los Texmaniacs The Grammy-winning conjunto band performs its signature Tex-Mex music as part of the grand opening of the west wing of the museum’s second floor. Terence Mcardle, Washington Post, "Going Out Guide for the District, June 22-28, 2017," 21 June 2017 They’re joined by the Grammy-award-winning conjunto band Los Texmaniacs, who have a similar mission with their music. Kyle Frischkorn, Smithsonian, "Step Right Up to the Big Top Circus Tent at the 50th Annual Folklife Festival," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of conjunto

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conjunto

American Spanish literally, ensemble

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The first known use of conjunto was in 1982

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