murga(
moor
-
gah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (music)
a. band of street musicians
Durante carnaval, las murgas se toman las calles de Panamá y contribuyen a la atmósfera de fiesta sentida en toda la ciudad.During carnival, bands of street musicians take over the streets in Panama and contribute to the party atmosphere felt throughout the city.
El barrio estaba lleno de gente que bailaba al son de una murga.The neighborhood was crowded with people dancing to the music from a band of street musicians.
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murga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (charanga)
a. band of street musicians
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. drag, pain
dar la murgato be a pain
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murga
1 (lata) nuisance; bind (familiar)
dar la murga to be a pain (familiar); be a pest
2 (banda) band of street musicians
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "murga"
Here are the most popular phrases with "murga." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
dar la murga
to be a pain
murga de Panamá
band of street musicians from Panama
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