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English definition of “Mexican wave”

Mexican wave

noun [C usually singular]     UK (US the Wave)
a wave-like movement made by a crowd watching a sports game , when everyone stands and lifts up their arms and then sits down again one after another: The crowd did a Mexican wave .Spectators and commentators at sports events
(Definition of Mexican wave noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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