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conga

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːŋgə; ˈkɒŋgə/

Translation of conga in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (dance) conga (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Inside the Big Swan Stadium, celebrating England fans danced a massive conga through the stands, carrying Japanese children on their shoulders.
    • At 9.30 am, I find myself dancing the conga with 100 Ghanaian women.
    • Then the band played ‘Road to Amarillo’ and the guests danced the conga through the hotel, and the men played rugby in their kilts at midnight.
    1.2conga (drum) congas (feminine plural)

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