Meaning of carioca

car•i•o•ca

Pronunciation: (kar"ē-ō'ku), [key]
— n.
  1. a modification of the samba.
  2. the music for this dance.

Car•i•o•ca

Pronunciation: (kar"ē-ō'ku Port. kä"rē-ô'ku), [key]
— n.
  1. a native of Rio de Janeiro.
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