Definition of Soukous

1. Noun. (music) A genre of African popular music resembling rumba, which originated in the Congo region in the 1930s ¹



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Definition of Soukous

1. a dance music in the Democratic Republic of the Congo [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soukous

souffle
souffled
souffleed
souffles
sough
soughed
soughing
soughingly
soughs
sought
sought-after
sought-after(a)
sought after
souk
souklike
soukous (current term)
soukouses
souks
soul
soul-crushing
soul-destroying
soul-searching
soul-stirring
soul brother
soul food
soul kiss
soul kisses
soul mate
soul mates
soul music

Literary usage of Soukous

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1. Thiaoouba Prophecy by Michel Desmarquet (1997)
"For various reasons, the 'soukous' return to live on inferior planets, ... As I said, you have been chosen from among very few 'soukous' living on Earth, ..."

2. Martinque, Guadeloupe, Dominica and St. Lucia Alive! by Lynne M. Sullivan (1999)
"Zouk has been affected by worldwide music styles, including Latin American salsa and mambo, Haitian cadence, African soukous, and North American funk. ..."

3. Dominica & St Lucia Alive!by Lynne M. Sullivan by Lynne M. Sullivan (2002)
"Zouk has been affected by worldwide music styles, including Latin American salsa and mambo, Haitian cadence, African soukous, and North American funk. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Dominica and St Lucia by Lynne M. Sullivan (2004)
"soukous comes from the African Congo and has a forceful bass, rapid rhythm, and quick guitar sounds. • Ska came out of Jamaica in the 1950s and combines ..."

5. Journal des ećonomistes: revue de la science économique et de la statistique by Société d'économie politique, Paris (1904)
"Ces petits Etats sont gouvernés soit par un rajah, soit par un conseil où prennent place les chefs influents des différents soukous. Chaque soukou est fort ..."

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