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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A traditional round dance of Romania and Israel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A circle dance popular in the Balkans and Israel.

Etymologies

Modern Hebrew hōrâ, from Romanian horă, from Turkish hora, perhaps from Modern Greek khoro, accusative of khoros, round dance, from Greek; see gher-1 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew הוֹרָה (hóra) and Romanian horă, from Turkish hora, probably from Modern Greek χορό (khoro), accusative of χορός (khoros, "dance"). (Wiktionary)

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