A popular form of Latin-American dance music, characterized by Afro-Caribbean rhythms, Cuban big-band dance melodies, and elements of jazz and rock. It represents the ongoing evolution and assimilation of a variety of styles which have traveled from Cuba and Puerto Rico to New York, Miami, and elsewhere. The big bands which blazed forth in city dance halls and on New York's famous Fania label in the mid-1960s used rhythm sections and a compositional structure based in the son music style. But they ultimately added fiery horn sections and jazz harmonies, landing squarely in the samba tradition. South and Central America developed their own appetites for Salsa, contributing to its growth through the trailblazing work of artists like Panama's Ruben Blades and Cuba's Celia Cruz.
Salsa: Jaun Luis Guerra, Pedro Conga, Tito Rojas, Maelo Ruiz, Rey Ruiz, Frankie Ruiz, Johnny Rivera, Ismael Rivera, Puerto Rican Power, Dark Latin Groove Aka DLG, Legacia De La Salsa, Yuri Buenaventura, La India, Pedro Jesus, El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico, Tito Nieves, Roberto Roena, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Cheo Feliciano, Willie Colón, Willie Rosario, Jerry Rivera, Sonora Carruseles, Joe Arroyo, Conjunto Chaney, Luis Enrique, Oscar D'Leon, Danny Rojo, Ruben Blades, Guayacan Orquesta, Tony Vega, Victor Manuelle, Edgar Joel, David Cedeño, Eddie Santiago, Edwin Bonilla, Adolescent's Orquesta, Fania All-Stars, Celia Cruz, Willie Gonzalez, Hector Lavoe, and César Pedroso.
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–noun
1.
a lively, vigorous type of contemporary Latin American popular music, blending predominantly Cuban rhythms with elements of jazz, rock, and soul music.
2.
a ballroom dance of Puerto Rican origin, performed to this music, similar to the mambo, but faster with the accent on the first beat instead of the second beat of each measure.
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Mexican Cookery . a sauce, especially a hot sauce containing chilies.
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Semen
1.
Dorothy: I like salsa music
Kevin: What The Fuck?
2.
Dave: Can you break dance?
Gabe: No, but I can salsa.
3.
Adrian: That's some damn good salsa Lauren
Megan: My name is Megan...
4.
Eminem: "I'm the lead singer in my band and get all the girls to take off their underpants"
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1: A spanish dip served with tortilla chips
2: Spanish for "sauce". Duh.
Guy 1: This party is just 1% incomplete.
Guy 2: Why?
Guy 1: We need some salsa.
Guy 2: Back of the fridge.
by Sean Ryan March 08, 2006
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the act of eating out a girl when they are on there period.
hey dude i bet u love da salsa lolololololol
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A latin dance that originated in Cuba. This incredible dance is 100% cuban, not puerto rican as some might think. It involves great beat, rhythem, charisma, and a wide range of turns.
If you want to have a great time, dance Salsa!
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1. a sexual conspiracy. Salsa=sex
based on the Fiesta salsa recipe directions "Screw band firmly just until a point of resistance is met."
Particularly a reference among band kids.

2. the act of referring to acts of salsa with names of sauces based on degree.
1. One time, at band camp, nothing happens at band camp, except Tim, Tim happens at band camp. Tim and Salsa.

2. I really like mango salsa, you know, exotic? I hate wasabi, you know, it just hurts? And ranch? Fluffy and sweet. It's mango salsa that's the good stuff.
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