One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A kind of flamenco dance.
- ‘If the zambra has origins in the past we have considered these zambra songs as a relatively new work from the post-war years, with which an exotic, Moorish military atmosphere was created.’
- ‘In some of the caves, flamenco singing and dancing spectacles, known as zambras, are staged.’
- ‘It was in these caves that the flamenco zambras were held: raucous, spontaneous, communal shows which would often last the entire night.’
- ‘He would listen to flamenco ever since he was a child, as zambras are very popular there, and this would interest him.’
Late 17th century: Spanish.
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