Corroboree

The Corroboree or Corrobory is an Australian war-dance in which the the performers, with shields in their hands, circle round a fire.
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Corroboree

Aboriginal meeting, with ceremonial dancing. Corroboree is also a ballet by Australian composer John Antill (1904-1986).
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corroboree

Australian Aboriginal ceremonial dance. Some corroborees record events in everyday life and are non-sacred, public entertainments; others have a religious significance and are of great ritual...
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Corroboree

Cor·rob'o·ree` noun [ Also corrobboree , corrobori , etc.] [ Native name.] 1. A nocturnal festivity with which the Australian aborigines celebrate tribal events of importance. Symbolic dances are given by the young men of the tribe, while the women act as musicians. 2. A...
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Corroboree

• (n.) A nocturnal festivity with which the Australian aborigines celebrate tribal events of importance. Symbolic dances are given by the young men of the tribe, while the women act as musicians. • (n.) A festivity or social gathering, esp. one of a noisy or uproarious character; hence, tumult; uproar. • (n.) A song or chant made for...
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corroboree

(from the article `Australia`) For indigenous Australians, the corroboree comes closest to a modern concept of theatre, but this participatory public performance of songs and ...
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corroboree

corroboree, corrobory 1. A festivity or social gathering; especially, one of a noisy or uproarious character; hence, tumult; uproar. 2. A nocturnal festivity with which the Australian aborigines celebrate tribal events of importance. Symbolic dances are given by the young men of the tribe, while the women act as musicians.
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Corroboree

A corroboree is an event where Australian Aborigines interact with the Dreamtime through dance, music and costume. `Their bodies painted in different ways, and they wore various adornments, which were not used every day.` The word corroboree was coined by the European settlers of Australia in imitation of an east coast local Aboriginal Australia.....
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