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apache dance

[uh-pahsh, uh-pash or, often, uh-pach-ee]
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noun
  1. a vigorous dance representing a Parisian apache dancing in a rough, domineering way with his woman.
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apache dance

noun
  1. a fast violent dance in French vaudeville, supposedly between a Parisian gangster and his girl
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