Definition of haka in English:

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haka

Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːkə/

noun

A Maori ceremonial war dance involving chanting, an imitation of which is performed by New Zealand rugby teams before a match.
Example sentences
  • Sport, show business and ethnic culture seamlessly blend in New Zealand's favourite sport, rugby, with the haka preceding every test match.
  • The camera draws back revealing 14 more rugby players performing the haka and dressed in red and black striped rugby shirts.
  • About 350 men and boys took part in a haka - a war dance.

Origin

Maori.

Words that rhyme with haka

barker, Kabaka, Lusaka, marker, moussaka, nosy parker, Oaxaca, Osaka, parka, Shaka, Zarqa

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