Conjunto definition

kŏn-ho͝ontō
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A dance band, especially in Latin America.
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A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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A lively Latin American dance music of Cuban and Mexican origin, influenced by European polkas, Mexican ballads, etc.
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A band, featuring male vocalists, an accordion, trumpets, a large 12-string guitar, percussion, etc., that plays this music.
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Origin of conjunto

  • Spanish from Latin coniūnctus past participle of coniungere to join together conjoin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition