/ (ˌkɑːθəˈkɑːlɪ) /
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noun plural -lis
a form of dance drama of S India using mime and based on Hindu literature
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Word Origin for Kathakali
from Malayalam, from katha story + kali play
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How to use Kathakali in a sentence
During the four days of the marriage, entertainments, such as Kathakali drama or Ottan Tullal, are very common.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston