noun, plural sam·bas.
verb (used without object), sam·baed, sam·ba·ing.
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That the Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza is a woman is another exception to the rule.The Curse of CAR: Warlords, Blood Diamonds, and Dead Elephants|Christopher Day|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We want her to appear with the Samba band and come on and say ‘Shut the ---- up’,” one of the organisers explained.Dame Helen Mirren: One Loves Drummers, Just Not Outside A Theatre|Tom Sykes|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Behind the samba beat, the country remains deeply polarized at home, in politics, and in the pews.Brazil’s Surge in Violence Against Gays Is Just Getting Worse|Kristian Jebsen|April 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was none other than comic Margaret Cho, dancing a samba to the story of “pride.”
The Woz busted a move—and who knows what else—doing “the worm” in the middle of a samba routine in Season Nine.
In the great country far away south, through which flows the river Nile, there lived a king who had an only child called Samba.
Loud were the cries for instant vengeance, and for Samba, son-in-law of the king, to lead them to battle.
And to this Samba, who was always ready to do anything he was asked when there was no danger about it, agreed readily.
One of them was my first commander and my confidant, which surprised me greatly; his name was Samba.The History of Louisiana|Le Page Du Pratz
We found a fire of blazing wood in Samba's hut, and sat down on mats to gossip and smoke till dinner should be served.Chambers's Edinburgh Journal Vol. XVII. No. 418. New Series.|William and Robert Chambers