merengue

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noun me·ren·gue \mə-ˈreŋ-(ˌ)gā\

Definition of merengue

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of merengue

American Spanish


First Known Use: 1888


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