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Its blue metal body lurches forward, only to be yanked backward again and again—a slapstick war dance for an unwinnable war.
Banging on huge drums, for example, is the focus in Tonga, while Maori war dances take canter stage in New Zealand.
Peter Broelman, a local cartoonist wrote on Twitter, likening Mr. Joyce’s combative debating style to the ritual war dance New Zealand’s burly rugby players perform before kickoff.
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WAR DANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of war dance for English Language Learners
: a dance performed in the past by Native Americans before a battle or to celebrate victory in battle
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