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English definition of “powwow”


noun [C]    /ˈpɑʊˌwɑʊ/
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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