zambra

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish zambra.

Noun[edit]

zambra

  1. A dance associated with Andalusia.
    • 1852, Washington Irving, Tales from the Alhambra:
      ‘Can you be at a loss in wanton Seville, where black-eyed damsels dance the zambra under every orange grove?’

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

zambra f ‎(plural zambre)

  1. (obsolete) room, chamber
  2. (obsolete) toilet, lavatory

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic زمر.

Noun[edit]

zambra f ‎(plural zambras)

  1. gypsy dance, zambra
  2. (figuratively) uproar