Ghost Dance
noun Date: 1890 a group dance of a late 19th century American Indian messianic cult believed to promote the return of the dead and the restoration of traditional ways of life

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ghost Dance — exécutée par les Lakotas Ogalalas à Pine Ridge La Ghost Dance (en français la Danse Des Esprits) était un mouvement religieux nord amérindien. Sa pratique la plus connue était une danse menée en cercle. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ghost Dance — • The principal ceremonial rite of an Indian religion which originated about 1887 with Wovoka, alias jack Wilson, an Indian of the Piute tribe in Nevada Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ghost Dance     Ghost Dance …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ghost dance — A religious dance of the North American Indians, participated in by both sexes, and looked upon as a rite of invocation the purpose of which is, through trance and vision, to bring the dancer into communion with the unseen world and the spirits… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ghost-dance — A religious dance of the North American Indians, participated in by both sexes, and looked upon as a rite of invocation the purpose of which is, through trance and vision, to bring the dancer into communion with the unseen world and the spirits… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ghost Dance — Origen Leeds, England, UK Género(s) Gothic rock …   Wikipedia Español

  • ghost dance — ghost′ dance n. ant amh. (often caps.) a ritual dance to call forth a vision of the afterlife: a central feature of a religious movement among American Indians in the late 19th century • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • ghost dance — ☆ ghost dance n. a North American Indian dance of the 19th cent., performed in connection with a messianic belief …   English World dictionary

  • Ghost Dance — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) New Wave, Gothic Rock Gründung 1985 Auflösung 1990 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ghost Dance — Ghost Dance  британская рок группа, исполняющая пост панк. Была сформирована гитаристом Гэри Марксом (бывшим участником The Sisters of Mercy) и Анной Марией Хёрст (бывшей участницей Skeletal Family) после того, как оба музыканта покинули… …   Википедия

  • Ghost Dance —   [ gəʊst dæːns], die Geistertanzbewegung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ghost Dance — Noted in historical accounts as the Ghost Dance of 1890, the Ghost Dance was a religious movement incorporated into numerous Native American belief systems. The traditional ritual used in the Ghost Dance, the circle dance, has been used by many… …   Wikipedia

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