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1. A dance in rapid 2/4 time of Dominican and Haitian folk origin, characterized by a sliding step.
2. The music for this dance.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, meringue, from French méringue.]


1. (Music, other) a type of lively dance music originating in the Dominican Republic, which combines African and Spanish elements
2. (Dancing) a Caribbean dance in duple time with syncopated rhythm performed to such music
[from American Spanish and Haitian Creole]


(məˈrɛŋ geɪ)

a ballroom dance of Dominican and Haitian origin, characterized by a stiff-legged, limping step.
[1935–40; < American Spanish]


A sideways Latin American two-step for couples.
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Desormais distances de six longueurs par des Catalans en gestion, les Merengues s'appretent a vivre des lendemains difficiles.
Spanish newspaper Marca has claimed The Norway international is happy with Los Merengues offer and is about to finalizing for the Santiago Bernabeu side, although the deal cannot be closed until the player becomes 16-years-old on December 17th.
In the same group, Al Merengues kick-started their campaign on a high note, defeating Rosaro 6-1 with ease to win three valuable points.
The win moved Jose Mourinho's men seven points clear of Barca with just four games remaining as Los Merengues closed in on their first La Liga title since 2008.
Los Merengues also target Inter Milan's Hernan Crespo, Genoa's Diego Milito and Real Zaragoza's Ricardo Oliveira.
Rafa Benitez's men took full advantage of Real Madrid's failure to beat Villareal and now have a two point advantage over the Merengues, though Sociedad remain top after beating Santander 2-1.
Los Merengues absorbed almost an hour of pressure from Barca at the Nou Camp before Zinedine Zidane put them ahead after a swift counter-attack sparked by Raul.
Latin Mix" will include the hits of the most widely known performers of Salsa, Cumbia, Merengues, Ballads and Pop, such as Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Victor Manuelle, Son by Four, Elvis Crespo and many more.
Though he also turned out in midfield for both club and country, the Real Madrid legend - who was named in the team of the tournament at the 2002 FIFA World Cup - is also regarded as the most prolific defender in the history of La Liga, having scored 102 times for Los Merengues.
Ainsi, les laureats du quiz de Mobilis assisteront systematiquement aux matches des Merengues qui se derouleront au Santiago Bernabeu, jusqu'a la fin de la saison, y compris au fabuleux classico
The proposed fee is around 50million Euros and Los Merengues are reputedly content to make their own Brazilian star Ronaldo a makeweight in the deal Adriano had already shown his desire to stay loyal to the Nerazzuri after shunning the proposal of a move to Chelsea earlier this summer.
The Merengues top Group C ahead of Panathinaikos and Porto who fought out a 0-0 draw.