rain dance

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noun

(especially among American Indians) a ritualistic dance performed to bring rain.

Nearby words

  1. raimondi, marcantonio,
  2. rain,
  3. rain cats and dogs,
  4. rain check,
  5. rain cloud,
  6. rain date,
  7. rain forest,
  8. rain frog,
  9. rain gauge,
  10. rain on one's parade

Origin of rain dance

First recorded in 1925–30

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