Samba may have one of the following meanings:


  • Samba, a genre of Afro-Brazilian music
  • Samba, a 2004 Telugu-language Indian film
  • Samba, a non-fiction book about favela life and samba music by Alma Guillermoprieto
  • Samba Carnival, another name for the Brazilian Carnival celebration
  • Samba Bateria, Brazilian percussion groups commonly found outside Brazil

Dance stylesEdit

  • Samba, a genre of Afro-Brazilian folk dance
  • Samba, a ballroom dance
  • Samba, Brazilian ballroom samba


  • Samba, a free, open source implementation of networking protocols to share files between computers.
  • MacWWW, also known as Samba, a very early Web browser for the Macintosh written by Robert Cailliau at CERN, released 1993
  • Samba, a lite portable version of the Samba (software) Open Source GNU General Public License.


  • Martin-Paul Samba, German collaborator and later rebel from Cameroon
  • Christopher Samba, Blackburn Rovers footballer


  • Samba, a town in Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Samba, a district in Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Samba, one of the 9 Departments of the Passoré Province of Burkina Faso
  • Samba, a municipality in Luanda Province, Angola


  • Samba, a rhythm game developed by Sonic Team and released by Sega
  • Samba, a brand of indoor soccer shoe made by Adidas
  • Samba, a variety of rice found in Sri Lanka.
  • Samba, a banking firm in Saudi Arabia, formerly the Saudi American Bank
  • Salinas Valley Samba, a soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League
  • Samba, a spy scandal in Samba, Jammu, India in the 1970s
  • Samba, the son of Lord Krishna
  • Samba, a spacecraft forming part of the Cluster mission
  • Samba, a variant of the card game Canasta
  • Samba, a French Mousse covered in Ganache cake
  • Samba, a name for the tropical tree Triplochiton scleroxylon in Ivory Coast
  • Samba, a name for one variation of the Volkswagen Type 2