Definition of Corn dance

1. Noun. A rain dance of Amerindians.

Generic synonyms: Rain Dance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Dance

corn beef
corn borer
corn borer moth
corn bunting
corn buntings
corn cake
corn campion
corn chamomile
corn chip
corn chowder
corn cockle
corn crib
corn cribs
corn dab
corn dance (current term)
corn dodger
corn dog
corn dollies
corn dolly
corn earworm
corn ergot
corn exchange
corn field
corn flake
corn flakes
corn fritter
corn gluten
corn gluten feed
corn house

Literary usage of Corn dance

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Path on the Rainbow: An Anthology of Songs and Chants from the Indians by George William Cronyn, Mary Hunter Austin (1918)
"SONG OF TEE BLUE-corn dance (Zuni) Beautiful, lo, the summer clouds, Beautiful, lo, the summer clouds! Blossoming clouds in the sky, Like unto shimmering ..."

2. The American Indian (Uh-nish-in-na-ba) by Elijah Middlebrook Haines (1888)
"The corn dance, or Green corn dance, was one which seems to have been observed among all the tribes within the country where the zea maize or Indian corn ..."

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