HyperDic: ceremonial_dance

English > 1 sense of the expression ceremonial dance:
NOUNactceremonial dance, ritual dancing, ritual dancea dance that is part of a religious ritual
English > ceremonial dance: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA dance that is part of a religious ritual.
Synonymsritual dancing, ritual dance
Part ofritual, riteAny customary observance or practice
Narrowerapache devil danceA ritual dance of the Apache
danse macabre, dance of deathA medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death / death leads a procession of others to the grave
ghost danceA religious dance of Native Americans looking for communication with the dead
pyrrhicAn ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare
rain danceA ritual dance intended to bring rain
snake danceA ceremonial dance (as by the Hopi) in which snakes are handled or invoked
sun danceA ceremonial dance performed by Amerindians at the summer solstice
war danceA ceremonial dance performed before a battle or after a victory
Broaderdancing, dance, terpsichore, saltationTaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
Spanishdanza ceremonial, danza ritual
Catalandansa ceremonial, dansa ritual

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