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Translation of marimba in English:

sustantivo femenino

Example sentences
  • San Lorenzo nos despide a ritmo de marimba, instrumento musical tradicional de esta zona.
  • Para cerrar con broche de oro, el grupo “Martín Pescador” interpretó varias piezas de marimba tradicional de Esmeraldas.
  • Explota sobre todo las posibilidades de la marimba y el vibráfono.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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