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EtymologyEdit

For the dance:

  • Borrowed from Spanish Congo (Congo dance) [from 1935], so-called for being assumedly of sub-Saharan African origin.

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conga (plural congas)

  1. a tall, narrow, single-headed Cuban hand drum of African origin
  2. a march of Cuban origin in four-four time in which people form a chain, each holding the hips of the person in front of them; in each bar, dancers take three shuffle steps and then kick alternate legs outwards at the beat; the chain weaves around the place and allows new participants to join the back of the chain

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conga (third-person singular simple present congas, present participle congaing, simple past and past participle congaed)

  1. To dance the conga.

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NounEdit

conga f (plural congas)

  1. conga (dance)

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conga f (plural congas)

  1. conga (dance)