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marimba

Saltos de línea: ma|rimba
Pronunciación: /məˈrɪmbə
 
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Definición de marimba en inglés:

sustantivo

A deep-toned xylophone of African origin.
Example sentences
  • Here the group combines trombone, a simplistic guitar line, and what sounds like either a marimba or a xylophone.
  • However, the decay on real xylophones and marimbas is so long that the counterpoint gets muddied.
  • It also has a small number of strings and a sizable percussion section which includes marimbas, steel drums and an African drum called a Djembe.

Origen

early 18th century: from Kimbundu, perhaps via Portuguese.

Words that rhyme with marimba

limber, timber

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