from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A religious ceremony widely practiced among Native American peoples of the Great Plains, typically marked by several days of fasting and group dancing and sometimes including ritual self-torture, as in penance or to induce a trance or vision.
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- n. a ceremonial dance performed by Amerindians at the summer solstice
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