Definition of folk dance in English:

folk dance

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noun

A popular dance considered as part of the tradition of a particular people or area.
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  • Jhumar, Sammi, Luddi, and the sword dance are all popular folk dances of the Punjab.
  • But he told this reporter that his route was from folk dance to modern dance.
  • From the Vaishnavas come the legends and mythology of Krishna, to whom are ascribed the popular Ras and Garba folk dances.

Derivatives

folk dancer

noun
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  • A Puerto Rican folk dancer who performs bomba brought her own conga drummers to keep the beat.
  • All were treated to spectacular performances by Hakka dragon dance teams and Aboriginal folk dancers from Sanyi.
  • The renowned Chinese folk dancer Huang Doudou and noted ballerina Tan Yuanyuan are choreographing the dance together.

folk dancing

noun
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  • The folk dancing, some Israeli, some Eastern European, some authentic and some not, alternated with the DJ's music all night.
  • From year one through graduation, their comprehensive curriculum includes folk dancing and mime.
  • She and her sister launched into an Irish folk dancing routine, standing side by side as they kicked up their heels.

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