Ghost Dance

noun

Definition of Ghost Dance

: a group dance of a late 19th century American Indian messianic cult believed to promote the return of the dead and the restoration of traditional ways of life

First Known Use of Ghost Dance

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Ghost Dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ghost%20Dance. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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