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powwow

noun [C]  /ˈpɑʊˌwɑʊ/ us  
an American Indian meeting or gathering for making decisions or for ceremonies or celebrations: In South Dakota each summer, a Sioux powwow attracts dancers from all over the US. fig. I’m going home for a family powwow (= discussion) this weekend.
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