haka

[ hah-kah ]
/ ˈhɑ kɑ /
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noun

a ceremonial Maori war dance that involves chanting.
a similar performance by a sports team before a game, especially in New Zealand Rugby.
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haka

/ (ˈhɑːkə) /

noun NZ

a Māori war chant accompanied by gestures
a similar performance by a rugby team

Word Origin for haka

Māori
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