Meaning of “war dance” in the English Dictionary

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"war dance" in British English

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war dancenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɔː ˌdɑːns/ us /ˈwɔːr ˌdæns/

a formal dance, performed by some tribal people, either before they fight or after they have won a fight

(Definition of “war dance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)