sword dance(redirected from Xiphism)
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A dance performed with swords, especially one performed around swords laid on the ground.
(Dancing) a dance in which the performers dance nimbly over swords on the ground or brandish them in the air
sword dancer n
sword dancing n
An ancient Mediterranean folk dance for men. Two groups, representing darkness and light make high leaps and move in rings and interweaving lines. The climactic figure is often a network of swords held aloft.