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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lindy, lindy hop(noun)

    an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh)


  1. Lindy Hop

    The Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in Harlem, New York City in the 1920s and 1930s and originally evolved with the jazz music of that time. Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly based on jazz, tap, breakaway and Charleston. It is frequently described as a jazz dance and is a member of the swing dance family. In its development, the Lindy Hop combined elements of both partnered and solo dancing by using the movements and improvisation of black dances along with the formal eight-count structure of European partner dances. This is most clearly illustrated in the Lindy's basic step, the swingout. In this step's open position, each dancer is generally connected hand-to-hand; in its closed position, men and women are connected as though in an embrace. Revived in the 1980s by American, Swedish, and British dancers, the Lindy Hop is now represented by dancers and loosely affiliated grass roots organizations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lindy hop in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lindy hop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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