Ring shout

What is Ring shout?

Ring shout definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a group dance of West African origin introduced into parts of the southern U.S. by black revivalists, performed by shuffling counterclockwise in a circle while answering shouts of a preacher with corresponding shouts, and held to be, in its vigorous antiphonal patterns, a source in the development of jazz.

 

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