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morris dancingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈmɒr.ɪsˌdɑːn.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈmɔːr.ɪsˌdæn-/
a ​type of ​traditionalEnglishdancing in which a ​group of ​people, ​especially men, ​dance together, ​wearingspecialclothesdecorated with little ​bells
morris dance
noun [C] uk   /-ˌdɑːns/  us   /-ˌdæns/
morris dancer
noun [C] uk   /-ˌdɑːn.sər/  us   /-ˌdæn.sɚ/
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