Definition of ngoma in English:

ngoma

Syllabification: ngo·ma
Pronunciation: /əNGˈgōmə
 
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noun

(In East Africa) a dance; a night of dancing and music.
More example sentences
  • The ngoma is where traditional music is played, but it's no rock concert.
  • Björn Merker has noted that the Greek mousiké encompasses melody, dance, and poetry, while the Bantu ngoma covers drumming, singing, dancing and festivity and the Blackfoot saapup covers singing, dancing, and ceremony.

Origin

Kiswahili, literally 'drum, dance, music'.

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