rhumba

noun

rhum·​ba

less common spelling of rumba

: a ballroom dance of Cuban origin in ²/₄ or ⁴/₄ time with a basic pattern of step-close-step and marked by a delayed transfer of weight and pronounced hip movements
also : the music for this dance

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“Rhumba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhumba. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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