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fancy dance

noun
1.
a fast Native American powwow dance that features jumping and twirling, with participants wearing bright colors and flying feathers and ribbons.
2.
a dress ball.
Also called pan-Indian dancing.
Related forms
fancy dancer, noun
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Examples for fancy dance
  • They also use modern materials such as yarn, for fancy dance regalia or tin cones for the jingle dress.
  • Their repertoire includes the old style fancy dance, the eagle dance, the hoop dance and the chicken dance.

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