nautch dance


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Noun1.nautch dance - an intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girlsnautch dance - an intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
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Sayeri Sapera, one of the few women traveling with `The Gypsy Caravan", performed a wide-skirted twirling nautch dance with Musafir musicians that harked back to the Indian culture that inspired the American dance pioneer Ruth St.