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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Aug. 27 Few are as adept as Ozomatli at fusing funk, hip-hop, reggae and rock with such Latin music styles that includes cumbia, merengue, boleros and more.
The Patriot for Fourth of July week which is a strawberry ice cream striped with blueberry jam and finished with mini-merengue stars.
With summer freshly arrived, what better way to celebrate than with one of Baltimore’s most dependable hot times? Enjoy a weekend of Latin food, dance and music (from two stages), with heavy doses of salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia and reggaeton.
The event is billed as a fusion of salsa and merengue.
EMAIL ME In the first half of the 1990s, the Puerto Rican merengue singer Olga Tañón rocketed to fame behind a series of fizzy, kinetic, jubilant records.
The arc of Tañón's career, in some ways, has paralleled that of Marc Anthony: both performers pumped a series of records onto the charts in the early 1990s, reinvigorating traditional forms -- merengue for Tañón, salsa for Anthony.
Ritmo Cache The Latin jazz ensemble plays a mix of salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban and merengue music. 2 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, 115 J.W. Williams Rd.,
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Origin and Etymology of merengue
First Known Use: 1888See Words from the same year
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