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."