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Milonga

The term comes from an African dialect, is the singular of "mulonga" which means "words." 

The Milonga had originated as a form of song, and was a variant of the lengthy improvisations with guitar accompaniment) that were the hallmark of the Payadores, the folk-singers of the pampa (country) who had played an important part in the now vanishing world of the gaucho.