the Mexican wave

noun

British
: a movement made by a group of people especially in a stadium or arena in which individual people stand up and then sit down again according to where they are sitting in order to create the appearance of an ocean wave

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“The Mexican wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Mexican%20wave. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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