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Definition of "mento" [mento]

  • A folk music genre of Jamaica, featuring acoustic instruments and voices. (noun)
  • An individual mento song. (noun)

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Use "mento" in a sentence
  • "I myself was no telepath and I couldn't help the situation but I learned that the effect of this was a kind of mento-jamming."
  • "One of the difficulties was trying to understand what attracted people, women and men to Andrew Robinson Stoney when obviously he was such a villain."
  • "Both groups blend a North American jazz frontline trumpet and tenor, here Ron Blake and Marcus Printup with rhythms from Jamaica and Trinidad, such as mento, calypso, ska and reggae."