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sweat lodge

Syllabification: sweat lodge

Definition of sweat lodge in English:

noun

A hut, typically dome-shaped and made with natural materials, used by North American Indians for ritual steam baths as a means of purification.
Example sentences
  • The dome-shaped sweat lodge, a permanent fixture of cross-tied logs, is protected by two fences.
  • I found that visions of ancestors were not secluded to a sweat lodge or ritual.
  • The sweat lodge is a traditional Navajo ceremony for cleansing and purification.

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