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sand painting

n.
1. A design made by trickling fine colored sand or other powders onto a flat surface, created for ritual purposes especially by Tibetan Buddhists and by the Pueblo and Navajo peoples.
2. The art of making designs with colored sand.

sand painting

n
1. (Art Terms) a type of painting done by American Indians, esp in the healing ceremonies of the Navaho, using fine coloured sand on a neutral ground

sand′ paint`ing


n.
1. the ceremonial practice among Navajo and Pueblo Indians of creating symbolic designs on a flat surface with varicolored sand.
2. the designs so made.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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Noun1.sand painting - a painting done by Amerindians (especially Navaho)sand painting - a painting done by Amerindians (especially Navaho); made of fine colored sands on a neutral background
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
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