charanga

[ chuh-rahng-guh; Spanish chah-rahng-gah ]
/ tʃəˈrɑŋ gə; Spanish tʃɑˈrɑŋ gɑ /

noun

a type of Cuban dance music performed by violins, flutes, timbales, simple percussion instruments, piano, double bass, and vocalists.

Nearby words

  1. characterless,
  2. charactery,
  3. charactonym,
  4. charade,
  5. charades,
  6. charango,
  7. charas,
  8. charbroiled,
  9. charcas,
  10. charchemish

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British Dictionary definitions for charanga

charanga

/ (ˌtʃæˈræŋɡə) /

noun

a type of orchestra used in performing traditional Cuban music

Word Origin for charanga

Spanish

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