Definition of merengue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//məˈreŋɡeɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈreŋɡeɪ//
[uncountable, countable] Pieces of music
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a lively Caribbean style of dance ; a piece of music for this dance See related entries: Pieces of music Word Originlate 19th cent.: probably American Spanish; compare with the sense ‘upheaval, disorder’, found in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: merengue