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  • As last summer a hated act sold a sad lost cadet, a harem must salsa.
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Definition of the noun salsa

What does salsa mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: salsas

  1. spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods
    • examples: I cannot dance one single step of Salsa. | He started taking salsa lessons. | I enjoy salsa dancing.
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic word: condiment = a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment

Alternative definition of the noun salsa


  1. [countable] A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.
  2. [uncountable, music] A style of music originally from Cuba heavily influenced by Spanish rhythms and jazz.
  3. [countable, dance] Any of several dances performed to Salsa music.

Definition of the verb salsa

What does salsa mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: salsaed | salsaing | salsas

  1. [intransitive] To dance the salsa.


  1. Salsa is the Spanish term for sauce, and in English-speaking countries usually refers to the sauces typical of Mexican cuisine, particularly those used as dips. They are often tomato-based, although many are not, and they are typically piquant, ranging from mild to extremely hot.
    • also known as Sauce, salsa, ready-to-serve
  2. Salsa a.k.a. Tomato sauce is any of a very large number of sauces made primarily from tomatoes, usually to be served as part of a dish. Tomato sauces are common for meat and vegetables, but they are perhaps best known as sauces for pasta dishes.
    • also known as Šalša

There are other foods with Salsa in their name, like Salsa verde, Pace Salsa Verde, Pace Tequila Lime Salsa, Pace Salsa Refried Beans, PACE Triple Pepper Salsa, Tostitos Salsa Con Queso, Pace Chipotle Chunky Salsa, Pace Cilantro Chunky Salsa, Old El Paso Cheese 'n Salsa, Pace Thick and Chunky Salsa and Kashi TLC Pita Crisps Zesty Salsa.


"Salsa" is a book by Rafael Falcón.

  • also known as "Salsa: a taste of Hispanic culture"


  1. "Salsa" is a 1988 romance film about a lower-class Puerto Rican dancer who decides to improve his lot in life by entering a salsa dancing contest. The film was directed by Boaz Davidson, and stars Robi Rosa, Rodney Harvey, and Angela Alvarado. It earned a Razzie Award nomination for Rosa as Worst New Star.
  2. "Salsa" or ¡Salsa! is a 2000 French-Spanish romance film. The film was directed by Joyce Buñuel, and stars Vincent Lecoeur, Christianne Gout, and Catherine Samie.


  1. "Salsa" is a composition.
  2. "Salsa" is a musical album of Orchestra Harlow.
    • released in (41 years ago)
  3. "Salsa" is a musical album of Fania All-Stars.
    • released in (41 years ago)
  4. "Salsa" is a musical album of Celina González.
    • released on (17 years ago)
  5. "Salsa" is a musical album of Black Power.
    • released on (19 years ago)
  6. "Salsa" is an album of salsa music recorded by Celia Cruz in 2000. Celia was born in 1925 in Havana, Cuba. The album contains around 20 salsa songs.


  1. Salsa a.k.a. João Salcedo is a member of the Portuguese band Os Azeitonas.
  2. Salsa a.k.a. Sopapilla Balcázar is the mother of Javier Hernández Balcázar.

There are other people with in their name, like Carlo Salsa, David Salsa, Salsa Alicia, Claudia Salsa, The Giant of Salsa, Cato Salsa Experience, El Godfather de la Salsa and Manolín El Médico De La Salsa.


Salsa is a fictional character from the 2012 TV serial Segalanya Cinta.


  1. Salsa is a popular form of social dance that originated in New York with strong influences from Latin America, particularly Cuba and Puerto Rico. The movements of salsa have its origins in Cuban Son, Cha cha cha, Mambo and other dance forms, and the dance, along with the salsa music, originated in the mid-1970s in New York.
  2. The SALSA programming language is an actor-oriented programming language that uses concurrency primitives beyond asynchronous message passing, including token-passing, join, and first-class continuations. It also supports distributed computing over the Internet with universal naming, remote communication, and migration linguistic abstractions and associated middleware. For portability, it produces Java code.
  3. Salsa: Move your body to Cuban rhythm and New York vibes.

Phrases with Salsa

  1. Iris Salsa
  2. Draba Salsa
  3. Eulima Salsa
  4. Ferula Salsa
  5. Lippia Salsa
  6. Suaeda Salsa
  7. Abronia salsa
  8. Apargia Salsa
  9. Lerchia Salsa
  10. Lituola salsa
  11. Nelltia Salsa
  12. Tripyla salsa
  13. Agrostis Salsa
  14. Anabasis Salsa
  15. Gnaphosa salsa
  16. Palimbia Salsa
  17. Agasyllis Salsa
  18. Allocarya salsa
  19. Artemisia Salsa
  20. Cistanche Salsa

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salsa

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Google previewHispanic New York (2010)

A Sourcebook by Claudio Iván Remeseira

Salsa is a style of music that domi- nates dance floor tastes in Latin music clubs throughout the United States and Latin America, with...

Google previewAfricana (2005)

The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience by Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates

Literally, salsa means sauce, a semiliquid combination of ingredients and spices; and some critics affirm that the term accurately...

Google previewTools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems (2000)

6th International Conference, TACAS 2000 Held as Part of the Joint European Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2000 Berlin, Germany, March 25 - April 2, 2000 Proceedings by Susanne Graf, Michael Schwartzbach

Salsa is an invariant checker for specifications in SAL (the SCR Abstract Language). To establish a formula as an invariant without any user guidance, Salsa carries out an induction proof that utilizes tightly integrated decision procedures, ...

Google previewReal Communication: An Introduction with Mass Communication (2011)

by Dan O'Hair, Mary Wiemann

For example, a salsa can be defined by what it is: “A salsa is a condiment, usually made of tomatoes...

Google previewArt (2006)

by Paul Harding

The term salsa means sauce, but the term should not be taken to mean simply hot and vibrant, nor should the music be regarded as such. Salsa is a term much like the word 'swing' as it was applied to the jazz swing bands of the 1930s and ...

Google previewTropical Fruit Cookbook (1993)

by Marilyn Rittenhouse Harris

Enjoying new popularity, salsa is a familiar condiment With some new ingredients. It is low in fat, intensely flavored, and replaces high-calorie cream and butter sauces for beef, poultry, and fish. Salsa has a fresh flavor that may or may not be ...

Google previewMediterranean Pilot (1913)

by Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept

This part of the coast is foul, as shoals, with from 6 to 18 feet water over them, extend from half a mile to one mile from the shore ; a quarter of a mile outside Punta Salsa is a sunken rocky patch, and about the same distance from the shore , half ...

Google previewThe 30-Day Diabetes Miracle Cookbook (2008)

Stop Diabetes with an Easy-to-Follow Plant-Based, Carb-Counting Diet by Bonnie House, Diana Fleming Ph.D., L.D.N., Linda Brinegar, Linda Kennedy, Ian Blake Newman

Our salsa is a Southwestern variation with all fresh ingredients and just a hint of hot. A great salsa for Pita Chips (page 204), baked corn chips, or spooned over Mexican entrees like our Tex-Mex Casserole (page 161) — even over Traditional ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture [3 volumes] (2008)

Origins, Experiences, and Culture by Carole Elizabeth Boyce Davies

Salsa” is a catchall term currently used to describe every kind of Afro-Cuban musical genre, including guaracha,

Google previewThe Aphrodisiac Encyclopaedia (2012)

A Compendium of Culinary Come-ons by Mark Douglas Hill

MANGO SALSA Mango : 1 large ripe specimen Ginger root : 1 cm Coriander leaf : 1 handful Spring onion : 2 large Sweet chilli dipping sauce : 1 tbsp Fish sauce : 1 tsp Freshly squeezed lime juice : 1 tbsp Black sesame seeds : 1 tsp As before, ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

Salsa 'sauce' broadly denotes contemporary popular Latin dance music, which encompasses Cuban styles such as son, mambo, and cha-cha-chá, and incorporates ideas from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and to a lesser ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

or similar mixtures of chopped raw or cooked fruits sweetened and flavoured as appropriate for use as fillings salsa 1 (It. Po & Spl Sauce, gravy, ketchup 2 (Pol Parsley salsa ...

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Quotes about Salsa

It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music. (David Byrne)
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Scrabble value of S1A1L1S1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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