charanga

[chuh-rahng-guh; Spanish chah-rahng-gah]
noun
  1. a type of Cuban dance music performed by violins, flutes, timbales, simple percussion instruments, piano, double bass, and vocalists.
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British Dictionary definitions for charanga

charanga

noun
  1. a type of orchestra used in performing traditional Cuban music

Word Origin for charanga

Spanish
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