character-dance

character dance

noun
1.
a style of balletic folk dance that intends to give a sense of national character and color.
2.
a characteristic national dance, as the habañera, mazurka, or polka.
3.
a style of balletic folk dance that interprets and represents a character's occupation, mode of living, or personality.

character dancing, noun
character dancer, noun
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