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hula

play
noun hu·la \ˈhü-lə\

Simple Definition of hula

  • : a Hawaiian dance that has flowing hand and hip movements

Full Definition of hula

  1. :  a sinuous Polynesian dance characterized by rhythmic movement of the hips and mimetic gestures with the hands and often accompanied by chants and rhythmic drumming

Variants of hula

also hu·la–hu·la play \ˌhü-lə-ˈhü-lə\

Origin of hula

Hawaiian


First Known Use: 1825

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