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Oxford dictionary definition of the word merengue:
a type of lively dance music originating in the Dominican Republic, which combines African and Spanish elements
a Caribbean dance in duple time with syncopated rhythm performed to such music
from American Spanish and Haitian Creole
Example Sentences Including ‘merengue’
And every night you’ll find yourself clapping along to the magical sounds of the merengue -or even dancing on stage.
SUN, NEWS OF THE WORLD (2002)
And, even amongst the very poor, music is everywhere: mariachi bands and marimbas, mambos and merengue , cumbia, salsa, and cha-cha-cha.
Hickman, Katie A TRIP TO THE LIGHT FANTASTIC
By dusk, a 10-piece merengue band was playing deafeningly.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2002)
Salsa, merengue , cha-cha, Argentine tango, bachata, flamenco, hip-hop & belly dancing.
THE ADVERTISER, SUNDAY MAIL (2005)
The Dominican Republic holds a special festival each year for the merengue , its most famous dance.
When the island people came in on a Saturday night, there was calypso and merengue in the Red Pepper and Spanish Danny’s Juke Joint.
O’Connor, Joe DESPERADOES