from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A style of popular Brazilian music derived from the samba but with more melodic and harmonic complexity and less emphasis on percussion.
- n. A lively Brazilian dance that is similar to the samba.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lively Brazilian dance that is similar to the samba; the music of that dance
Portuguese : bossa, trend + nova, new.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Portuguese bossa nova ("new trend, new wave") (Wiktionary)
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