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round dance

Syllabification: round dance

Definition of round dance in English:

noun

1A folk dance in which the dancers form one large circle.
Example sentences
  • Booths and displays can be set up at events such as powwows, feasts and round dances.
  • The village communities in the mountains have a tradition of the khorovod or the perkhuli (Georgian); namely, the round dance.
  • You can go to a powwow or a round dance practically every weekend.
1.1A ballroom dance such as a waltz or polka in which couples move in circles around the ballroom.

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