Definition of "kagura" [kagura]

  • (noun) A kind of Shinto theatrical dance in Japan.

Use "kagura" in a sentence

  • "In ancient times the only public representations were the sacred dances called the kagura, at the gate of the temples, in honour of the gods."
  • "The event started with a Shinto ritual and was followed by a traditional kagura dance performed by a local group as an offering to the divinity."
  • "The festival also includes traditional kagura dancing and a rice planting dance performed by primary and junior high school girls shown in the photo."

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