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Definition of "snake dance" []

  • A ceremonial dance of the Hopi in which the dancers traditionally carry live snakes in their mouths. (noun)
  • A procession of people who join hands and move forward in a zigzag line. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "snake dance" in a sentence
  • "The snake dance was a martial arts technique supposedly perfected by the Zengakuren, the Japanese student movement, for breaking through police lines."