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Mexican hat dance

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a dance performed by couples, consisting of eight measures during which the dancers kick out each foot alternately, followed by eight more measures during which they swing around with interlocking arms.
a folk and courtship dance for a solo male around and on the brim of a Mexican sombrero.

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