[ goom-bey, goom- ]
/ ˈgʊm beɪ, ˈgum- /
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the style of calypso music or rhythm popular in the Bahamas.
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Origin of goombay
Compare Jamaican English gombay a drum, said to be <Kongo ŋgoma, ŋkumbi drum (or a cognate Bantu word)
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