sun dance

noun

often capitalized S&D
: a solo or group solstice rite of American Indians

Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sun dance was in 1849

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“Sun dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sun%20dance. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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