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noun
a dance form or dance that is matched to the rhythms and techniques of jazz music, developed by African Americans in the early part of the 20th century.
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Origin of jazz dance

First recorded in 1915–20

OTHER WORDS FROM jazz dance

jazz dancer, noun

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Other definitions for jazz dance (2 of 2)

jazz-dance
[ jaz-dans, ‐dahns ]
/ ˈdʒæzˌdæns, ‐ˌdɑns /

verb (used without object), jazz-danced, jazz-danc·ing.
to perform jazz dance.
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