English translation of 'samba'
masculine nounThe greatest form of musical expression of the Brazilian people, the samba is a type of music and dance of African origin. It embraces a number of rhythmic styles, such as samba de breque, samba-enredo, samba-canção and pagode, among others. Officially, the first samba, entitled Pelo telefone, was written in Rio in 1917.
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Translation of samba from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary