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A Latin American dance similar in rhythm to the rumba; a voodoo priestess. American Spanish “mambo” < Haitian Creole “mambo”=a ritual voodoo dance.

A dance in which people move in a line while holding on to the person in front of them. American Spanish < Spanish “congo”=referring to anything from the Congo, a former kingdom on the west coast of Africa.

Coat made from large sheet with a hole in the middle for the head. Am. Spanish “poncho” < Araucanian (Chile) “pontho”=woolen cloth.

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