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cumbia

Translation of cumbia in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • (music and dance typical of the Caribbean coast of Colombia)
Example sentences
  • Mientras este conjunto tocaba sus mejores cumbias la lluvia quiso ensañarse con el espectáculo.
  • Si le gusta la cumbia, ya tiene un nuevo pretexto.
  • Cosas utiliza esas fotos para vestir a cantantes de cumbia.

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