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Afro-Cuban

[ af-roh-kyoo-buhn ]
/ ˈæf roʊˈkyu bən /
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adjective

of or relating to Black people of Cuban origin and African ancestry: an Afro-Cuban movie director.
combining elements of Black African culture with those of Cuban culture: Afro-Cuban religion.

noun

a Black person of Cuban origin and African ancestry: an engineering scholarship for Afro-Cubans.
percussive Latin music originating in Cuba and showing strong African rhythmic influence: a distinctive blend of jazz, Afro-Cuban, and hip-hop.

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Origin of Afro-Cuban

First recorded in 1890–95; Afro- + Cuban
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British Dictionary definitions for Afro-Cuban

Afro-Cuban

adjective

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