matachin

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matachin

(ˌmætəˈʃiːn) or

matachina

n
1. (Dancing) a 16th century dance performed by extravagantly dressed masked dancers carrying swords
2. (Dancing) a ritual dance performed by native Mexican dancers
3. (Dancing) a dancer in a 16th century sword dance
4. (Dancing) a dancer in a native Mexican ritual dance
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