Afro-Cuban

[ af-roh-kyoo-buh n ]
/ ˈæf roʊˈkyu bən /
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adjective

combining elements of black African culture with those of Cuban culture.

noun

percussive Latin music originating in Cuba and showing strong African rhythmic influence.

Origin of Afro-Cuban

First recorded in 1945–50
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Afro-Cuban

adjective

of or relating to a type of jazz influenced by Cuban variants of African rhythmsCompare Cu-bop

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