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rhumba

[ ruhm-buh, room-, room- ]
/ ˈrʌm bə, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum- /
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noun, verb (used without object), plural rhum·bas [ruhm-buhz, room-, room-], /ˈrʌm bəz, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/, rhum·baed [ruhm-buhd, room-, room-], /ˈrʌm bəd, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/, rhum·ba·ing [ruhm-buh-ing, room-, room-]. /ˈrʌm bə ɪŋ, ˈrʊm-, ˈrum-/.

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Example sentences from the Web for rhumba

  • Everybody had joined the first couple in the rhumba, making the scene more hilarious by not having any clothes on at all.

    Hookers|Richard F. Mann

British Dictionary definitions for rhumba

rhumba
/ (ˈrʌmbə, ˈrʊm-) /

noun plural -bas

a variant spelling of rumba
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