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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

war′ dance`(n.)

  1. (formerly among American Indians) a dance prior to going into battle or in celebration of a victory.

    Category: Anthropology

Origin of war dance:

1705–15, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. war dance(noun)

    a ceremonial dance performed before a battle or after a victory


  1. war dance(Noun)

    A ceremonial dance performed before a major battle or after a victory, usually by a tribe.


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