danse du ventre

[ French dahns dy vahn-truh ]
/ French dɑ̃s dü ˈvɑ̃ trə /

noun, plural danses du ven·tre [French dahns dy vahn-truh] /French dɑ̃s dü ˈvɑ̃ trə/.

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Origin of danse du ventre

Borrowed into English from French around 1890–95

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