Definition of Corn dance
1. Noun. A rain dance of Amerindians.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Dance
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 ..."