- a style of Mexican dance music featuring brass instruments and having a heavy beat.
Origin of banda
1990–95; < Mexican Spanish: literally, band1 (in the sense of ‘group of musicians’
- Hastings Ka·mu·zu [kah-moo-zoo] /kɑˈmu zu/, 1906–97, Malawi physician, political leader, and public official: 1st president of Malawi 1966–94.
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Examples from the Web for banda
She would soon become known as the “Diva of Banda” and the “Queen of Banda.”Jenni Rivera, Mexico’s Queen of Banda, Dies in Plane Crash
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Next morning we started back to Banda, taking the corpse with us for burial.Real Ghost Stories
William T. Stead
A fair breeze enabled us to enter the land-locked harbour of Banda.In the Eastern Seas
The animal productions of Banda, though very few, are interesting.The Malay Archipelago
Alfred Russell Wallace
The atmospheric effervescence of the Banda Oriental will enter into the case.
In 1680 a more serious danger threatened the Banda Oriental.
- Hastings Kamuzu (kæˈmuːzuː). 1906–97, Malawi statesman. As first prime minister of Nyasaland (from 1963), he led his country to independence (1964) as Malawi: president (1966–94)
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