from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Latin-American dance originating among African slave populations on Colombia's Atlantic coast and characterized by short sliding steps.
- n. Music for this dance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A traditional style of Colombian dance and music, or a piece in this style
American Spanish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish cumbia (Wiktionary)