mambo

(redirected from Mambo craze)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

mambo

1. a modern Latin American dance, resembling the rumba, derived from the ritual dance of voodoo
2. a voodoo priestess

Mambo

A popular open source content management system (CMS) that is used to create and manage websites. Written in PHP and using the MySQL database, Mambo was released in 2001 by Peter Lamont of Miro Construct Pty Ltd., Melbourne, Australia. In 2005, it was turned over to the Mambo Foundation (www.mambo-foundation.org). See Joomla! and content management system.
References in periodicals archive ?
Centered on the '50s mambo craze, the piece showcases the 13-member troupe's signature virtuosity, theatricality, and exuberance.
Golden's statement came at the tail end of the mambo craze of the 1950s, a period that beyond signaling the mass popularity of Afro-Cuban mambo (and other styles such as rumba and cha cha cha) was also marked by mass participation of American Jews.
Caribbean Cultural Center to screen "When the Spirits Dance Mambo," a documentary about the 1950s mambo craze in New York.