[ luh-gawng, -gong ]
/ ləˈgɔŋ, -ˈgɒŋ /
an elegant Balinese dance-pantomime performed by several girls in elaborate costumes.
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Origin of legong
First recorded in 1925–30, legong is from the Balinese word légong
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