conga line
noun Date: 1946 snake dance 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • conga line — n. 1. a line of persons dancing the conga[2]. [PJC] 2. a line of persons similar to a {conga line[1]}. Sometimes used figuratively or humorously. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conga line — A conga line being formed by some of the children at a swimming pool The conga line is a Cuban carnival march that was first developed in Cuba and became popular in the United States in the 1930s and 1950s. The dancers form a long, processing… …   Wikipedia

  • conga line — noun a) A line of people dancing the conga. It was a pity, Mel Bakersfeld reflected, that runway snow teams were not on more public view. . . . Airport men called the group a Conga Line. b) A moving formation of snowplows and/or similar equipment …   Wiktionary

  • conga line — noun a line of people in single file performing the conga dance • Hypernyms: ↑line …   Useful english dictionary

  • conga line — /ˈkɒŋgə laɪn/ (say kongguh luyn) noun a line of people engaged in dancing the conga …   Australian English dictionary

  • Conga (Karnevalsrhythmus) — Conga ist ein kubanischer Karnevalsrhythmus. Er wird von den verschiedenen Comparsa Truppen auf Congas mit Schultergurt (in den USA nach einer Rolle des Sängers, Schauspielers und Produzenten Desi Arnaz ricardo , sonst bocú genannt), Glocken oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Conga — For other uses, see Conga (disambiguation). A pair of congas …   Wikipedia

  • Conga (disambiguation) — The conga is a drum. Conga may also refer to: Conga (music) Conga line, a dance Conga (comparsa), a traditional festival ensemble of eastern Cuba Conga (song), a 1985 song by Gloria Estefan Conga (skipper), a genus of butterfly Co’nga, a village… …   Wikipedia

  • Conga (Volkstanz) — Eliseo Grenet Die Conga ist ein Modetanz der 1930er und 40er Jahre. Er wurde aus dem „Desarrolar“ des Publikums bei einer traditionellen kubanischen Conga entwickelt und von Eliseo Grenet und der Band von Julio Cueva 1934 in Paris und 1936 in New …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • conga — [käŋ′gə] n. [AmSp (danza)Conga, Congo (dance) < Sp Congo,CONGO: from the assumed Afr orig. of the dance] 1. a Latin American dance of African origin with a repeated pattern of three steps followed by a kick: the dancers typically form a… …   English World dictionary

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