a dance that originated among, and has been transmitted through, the common people.Compare court dance.
a piece of music for such a dance.
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- folk art,
- folk etymology,
- folk linguistics,
- folk magic,
- folk mass,
- folk medicine
Origin of folk dance
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for folk dance
any of various traditional rustic dances often originating from festivals or rituals
a piece of music composed for such a dance
verb folk-dance (intr)
to perform a folk dance
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