Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of mambo.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mambo.

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Examples

  • Many of the botanicas are run by mambos or those immersed in voodoo.

    With the Voodoo Crowd

  • Some mambos attend each other's parties, but there are rivals as well.

    With the Voodoo Crowd

  • There are many mambos in Flatbush and pockets of Queens and upper Manhattan, most evident through the prevalence of botanicas selling herbal remedies, perfumes and oils.

    With the Voodoo Crowd

  • Erin Ginn, 23, of the company says she hopes Matlin's mambos can change that for other deaf dancers.

    Washington Post Express spotlights Gallaudet Dance Company

  • Rosette watches as hoodoo root doctors and voodoo mambos and houngans drape Mama with fragrant charms, bathe her in potions smelling of frankincense and sharp sage, sprinkle her body and bed with magic powders, and oil her up with herbs and flowers and salts.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Other bands play mambos, salsa, and cha-chas, and about a thousand people dance in the street and listen to the music.

    Touring Mexico's Yucatan ruins

  • It's an amazing amalgam of everything from ancient tunes Crosby remembered from his childhood ( "They Didn't Believe Me") to a variety of contemporary hits that were then on the jukebox, even such unlikely items as mambos ( "Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White") and country songs ( "I'm a Fool to Care").

    Bing Crosby, Beyond His Greatest Hits

  • Other bands play mambos, salsa, and cha-chas, and about a thousand people dance in the street and listen to the music.

    Touring Mexico's Yucatan ruins

  • Other bands play mambos, salsa, and cha-chas, and about a thousand people dance in the street and listen to the music.

    Touring Mexico's Yucatan ruins

  • (Soundbite of Mambozooka) MILES: If Puentes Dance Mania features particularly rich percussion language, Tito Rodriguezs collection, El Inolvidable is a singers paradise - from smoking mambos to creamy boleros.

    Tito x 2: Celebrating The Kings Of Mambo Again

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