Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Polynesian dance characterized by undulating hips, miming movements of the arms and hands, and usually accompanied by rhythmic drumbeats and chants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of chant and dance, which was developed in the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians who originally settled there.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman

Etymologies

Hawaiian.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hawaiian hula (Wiktionary)

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