noun \ˈnch\

Definition of NAUTCH

:  an entertainment in India consisting chiefly of dancing by professional dancing girls

Origin of NAUTCH

Hindi nāc & Urdu nāch, from Sanskrit nṛtya, from nṛtyati he dances
First Known Use: 1809


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