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buto

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[boo-toh] /ˈbu toʊ/
noun
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a contemporary expressionist dance form that originated in postwar Japan, first called Ankoku Butoh, or Dance of Utter Darkness.
Origin of buto
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60; Japanese, literally “dance,” from (ankoku) butō “dance (of darkness)”
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