Hula



[hoo-luh] /ˈhu lə/

noun
1.
a sinuous Hawaiian native dance with intricate arm movements that tell a story in pantomime, usually danced to rhythmic drumming and accompanied by chanting.
/ˈhuːlə/
noun
1.
a Hawaiian dance performed by a woman
n.

“traditional dance of Hawaii,” 1825, from Hawaiian. As a verb from 1952. Hula hoop first recorded in fall of 1958, when it was a craze; so called from resemblance of motions of one using it to the dancers’ hip circles.

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