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English definition of “Mexican wave”

Mexican wave

noun [C usually singular] uk   UK (US the Wave) us  
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
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