Pronunciation: (mu-reng'gā), [key]
—n., v., -gued, -gu•ing.
1. a ballroom dance of Dominican and Haitian origin, characterized by a stiff-legged, limping step.
2. the music for this dance.
to dance the merengue. Also,méringue.
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