War dance

Definition of War dance

a dance among savages preliminary to going to war. Among the North American Indians, it is begun by some distinguished chief, and whoever joins in it thereby enlists as one of the party engaged in a warlike excursion.

See also: War

Related Words

ceremonial dance, ritual dance, ritual dancing
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