ring dance


Definition of ring dance

Examples of ring dance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That afternoon outside the school, people will decorate a traditional maypole before joining hands for ring dances around the pole. Jay Jones, chicagotribune.com, "Europe in the Midwest: Heritage centers help travelers connect to the past," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of ring dance

circa 1522, in the meaning defined above

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“Ring dance.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring%20dance. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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to constrict the range or activity of

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