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banda

[ bahn-duh ]
/ ˈbɑn də /
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noun
a style of Mexican dance music featuring brass instruments and having a heavy beat.
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Origin of banda

First recorded in 1990–95; from Mexican Spanish: literally, band1 (in the sense of “group of musicians”)

Other definitions for banda (2 of 2)

Banda
[ ban-duh ]
/ ˈbæn də /

noun
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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British Dictionary definitions for banda

Banda
/ (ˈbændə) /

noun
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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