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  • n. A traditional Zulu dance from South Africa in which the dancer lifts one foot over his head and brings it down hard, landing squarely on the downbeat.


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  • Sizwe indlamu group were sent to Reunion; the Matthews singers went to an international choir festival in Wales; the Orlando Wesley

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Zulu dancers sang and performed indlamu, a dance where the performer raises his foot high up in the air and brings it down with a loud stomp on the ground.

  • Zuma had in fact been performing a traditional indlamu dance, said The Times.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • "Traditionally, an indlamu dancer makes a series of warrior gestures and stomps the ground before dramatically falling onto his buttocks."

    AllAfrica News: Latest


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