Definition of conjunto in English:


Syllabification: con·jun·to
Pronunciation: /känˈho͝ontō, -ˈhəntō, kōn-

noun (plural conjuntos)

  • (In Latin America or Hispanic communities) a small musical group or band: [as modifier]: Texas' leading female conjunto accordionist
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    • This year the season encompassed twenty-seven bands and combos playing swing, salsa, jigs, reels, Cajun, country, rock ‘n’ roll, polka, TexMex conjunto, tango and zydeco.
    • A patchwork of Latin American musical styles, conjunto music is as varied as the lands from which it comes.
    • Mestizaje undergirds the complex patterns of hybridity Tex-Mex, conjunto, crossover etc. - that have propelled Hispanic music into the popular-music mainstream of North America.


Spanish, literally 'an ensemble, group'.

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