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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish zambra.

NounEdit

zambra (plural zambras)

  1. A dance associated with Andalusia.
    • 1852, Washington Irving, Tales from the Alhambra:
      ‘Can you be at a loss in wanton Seville, where black-eyed damsels dance the zambra under every orange grove?’

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

zambra f (plural zambre)

  1. (obsolete) room, chamber
  2. (obsolete) toilet, lavatory

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Arabic زمر‎.

NounEdit

zambra f (plural zambras)

  1. gypsy dance, zambra
  2. (figuratively) uproar