Examples of samba in a Sentence
The band played a samba.
Recent Examples of samba from the Web
Get your samba on at lively Brazilian Bar Da Vila in downtown Miami.
As a nation, Brazil has gained a reputation as a musical hub thanks to samba, bossa nova and tropicalia -- genres that reflect its history as a melting pot of African, European and indigenous cultures.
Local newspapers had already printed their 'Champions of the World' edition issues, while a samba band occupied the touchline waiting eagerly to play their new song 'Brazil the Winners'.
Skating first to a lively mix of mambo, samba and cha cha, and then to Coldplay, the pair known as the ShibSibs easily shouldered the responsibility of anchoring the U.S. squad, leading it to a bronze medal.
Beija-Flor, one of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous samba schools, won this year’s carnival competition with a lament about corruption and crime and a celebration of tolerance.
The samba school Beija-Flor de Nilópolis won the parade title on Wednesday in Rio’s Sambadrome using corruption as a theme.
On Sunday, a float in Rio’s samba parade featured a plastic butt with Mayor Marcelo Crivella’s name on it.
This year, drag queen Pabllo Vittar is headlining the parade of one of Rio most famous samba schools as the tradition of ridiculing cultural icons and pushing social boundaries continues.
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Origin and Etymology of samba
First Known Use: 1885See Words from the same year
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Definition of samba for English Language Learners
: a lively Brazilian dance; also : the music for this dance
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