From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Dance, Music
sambasam‧ba /ˈsæmbə/ noun [countable, uncountable] APDAPMa fast dance from Brazil, or the type of music played for this dance
Examples from the Corpus
sambaMusic welled in the bar, a samba with many guitars.Neguinho, the Beija-Flor samba school singer, had arrived to thank the Flamengo players for their support.They are grouped around radios, singing samba songs.Blood and Uzis more than samba and sequins are their trademark today.This traditionally financed the samba schools, which spend six months preparing for carnival.
Origin samba (1800-1900) Portuguese