apache dance


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apache dance

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(Dancing) a fast violent dance in French vaudeville, supposedly between a Parisian gangster and his girl
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Noun1.apache dance - a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)
choreography, stage dancing - a show involving artistic dancing
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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