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kata

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noun ka·ta \ˈkä-(ˌ)tä\

Definition of kata

plural

kata

or

katas

  1. :  a set combination of positions and movements (as in karate) performed as an exercise



Origin and Etymology of kata

Japanese, literally, model, pattern


First Known Use: 1945

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