Pronunciation: (kong'gu), [key]
—n., pl. -gas,
—v., -gaed, -ga•ing.
1. a Cuban ballroom dance that consists of three steps forward followed by a kick, characteristically performed by a group following a leader in a single line.
2. the music for this dance.
3. Also called con'ga drum". a tall, conical, Afro-Cuban drum played with the hands.
to dance a conga.
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