rain dance

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Noun1.rain dance - a ritual dance intended to bring rainrain dance - a ritual dance intended to bring rain
ceremonial dance, ritual dance, ritual dancing - a dance that is part of a religious ritual
corn dance - a rain dance of Amerindians
Hawaiian dancing, hula, hula-hula - a Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman
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(Footnote: 32 government agencies are paid to participate in the rain dance, but whose beat do they follow?
To modify this festival, from the past seven years we organise a rain dance and artificial pools so that everyone can have a good time and enjoy the festival."
"We set a deadline to make a decision on whether to cancel and were tempted to do a rain dance. But thankfully we've now had a few downfalls and the bogs are full."
Perhaps Ireland's bowlers should try to incorporate some form of rain dance into their pre-match warm-up.
SAIDO BERAHINO'S goaldrought has lasted over two years -- but new Stoke boss Paul Lambert is doing a rain dance.
For example, some Native American Indian tribes are known to have a ceremony called the Rain Dance to induce rain during the dry season.
It was more of an angry exhale slash rain dance. A grown-up tantrum if you will.
He was charged by the Prime Minister with persuading the nation to use less water - and ordered by No 10 to do a rain dance on behalf of the nation.
This yearning to find a form of catharsis and expression through a craft has lead to his successful but challenging roles as choreographer, teacher and co-founder of First Rain Dance Theatre.
The fully working installation now on display comes complete with an amazing Hansgrohe Rain Dance shower.
DAVID Bridgwater will do his best impression of a rain dance ahead of Wyck Hill's attempt to win back-toback renewals of the Betfred Eider Chase at Newcastle on Saturday.