Definition of lion dance in English:

lion dance

Syllabification: li·on dance

noun

A traditional Chinese dance in which the dancers are masked and costumed to resemble lions.
More example sentences
  • Folk dance traditions are strong among Taiwanese, the lion dance and the dragon dance being the most typical.
  • Pupils who attend the after-school dance club are busy developing their ideas for a Chinese lion dance performance and children in Years 3 and 4 are designing menus for an eastern-style buffet.
  • It started well, with a traditional lion dance, and we're seeing more and more social interaction between the two groups, particularly on the sporting field.

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