a modification of the samba.
the music for this dance.
Other definitions for Carioca (2 of 2)
a native of Rio de Janeiro.
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How to use carioca in a sentence
But at once he rejected the idea, angry with himself, and hastened his step towards carioca square, there to take a tilbury.Brazilian Tales | Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Your average carioca servant is either fawning or covertly insolent.
The nickname of the inhabitants of Rio is carioca, from this fountain.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
The barracks of the carioca are built, and the other barracks are prepared.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
British Dictionary definitions for carioca
a Brazilian dance similar to the samba
a piece of music composed for this dance
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