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addaword.gifdefinition of merengue

noun
a type of Latin-American dance and music that originated in the Dominican republic
The merengue's rise to prominence and acceptance by all classes was stimulated by two key events.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/04/2012 11:51:00
Definition of merengue from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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