Definitions

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  • n. A Venezuelan genre of music with African influences and drumming.

Etymologies

Borrowed from Spanish parranda. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Video: Cubans revel during 'parranda' Christmas celebrations

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  • ¿Cómo difiere un fin de semana tomando de una parranda?

    Weekend drinking

  • Una parranda can be anything from visiting with friends at their house (whether or not beer is involved) to going out to the bar, the club, or the bullfights.

    Weekend drinking

  • During this long Christmas season, every household is prepared, because you never know when a parranda might land on your front door.

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  • Indeed, the gossips say Tere is the type who is "always 'de parranda,' looking for a good time anytime, anywhere, and with anyone."

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  • ¿Acaso esa fuente se va de parranda con el director de Semana y con algunos periodistas de ese medio?

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  • Add the rhythmic, ratchety sound of a guiro, along with a singer or two, and you have a basic parranda.

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  • The impromptu party lasts half an hour or so before the hosts join in the parranda as it moves on to another house.

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  • At the conference yesterday, I joked that a White House initiative I am assisting with is like a parranda, the Puerto Rican Christmas ritual were groups of people go door-to-door pulling others into the revelries.

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  • So what does this Palin parranda of information and analysis mean to mamis of color, Latina mamis like me?

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  • juerga bulliciosa, especialmente la que se hace yendo de un sitio a otro

    October 21, 2007