apache devil dance

noun
a ritual dance of the Apache
Hypernyms: ↑ritual dancing, ↑ritual dance, ↑ceremonial dance

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Usage: usually capitalized A
: a dance of the Apache Indian gahe in which the performer crouches with arms in angular position and the knees turned outward and jumps in even rhythm with both feet at the same time or at intervals with one leg extended and a jumping movement on the other foot

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