Meaning of conga

con•ga

Pronunciation: (kong'gu), [key]
— n., pl. v., -gas, -gaed, -ga•ing.
—n.
  1. a Cuban ballroom dance that consists of three steps forward followed by a kick, characteristically performed by a group following a leader in a single line.
  2. the music for this dance.
  3. Also calleda tall, conical, Afro-Cuban drum played with the hands.
—v.i.
  1. to dance a conga.
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