danse du ventre


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Related to danse du ventre: belly dancing, Belly dancers, Bellydance
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Noun1.danse du ventre - a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomendanse du ventre - a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen
choreography, stage dancing - a show involving artistic dancing
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The origin of the name "belly dance" comes from the French "Danse du ventre", which translates to "dance of the stomach".
Le spectacle presentait une variete de costumes colores, des numeros de danse creatifs, des chants vibrants dont la danse du ventre, la danse avec les epees, des danses modernes et de ballets.
After its appearance at the Chicago Exposition at the turn of the century, Americans discovered it, and the French name, danse du ventre, was translated into the "belly dance." It has traditional associations with both religious and erotic elements.