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hambo

[hahm-boo]
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noun, plural ham·bos.
  1. a Swedish folk dance in three-quarter time, originating in the 16th century.

Origin of hambo

1920–25; < Swedish, dial. shortening of Hanebo parish in Hälsingland, Sweden, after which the dance is named
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