banda

[ bahn-duh ]
/ ˈbɑn də /
|

noun

a style of Mexican dance music featuring brass instruments and having a heavy beat.

Nearby words

  1. band-aid,
  2. band-gala,
  3. band-pass filter,
  4. band-shaped keratopathy,
  5. band-tailed pigeon,
  6. banda aceh,
  7. banda sea,
  8. banda, hastings kamuzu,
  9. bandage,
  10. bandana

Origin of banda

1990–95; < Mexican Spanish: literally, band1 (in the sense of ‘group of musicians’

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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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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