belly dance

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belly dance

a sensuous and provocative dance of Middle Eastern origin, performed by women, with undulating movements of the hips and abdomen
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The writer also says white women interested in Raqs Sharqi have moved to Egypt because of "an obsession with belly dance" and are stealing the art off local women.
RAQS Sharqi means "Dance Of The Orient"" and is one of the world's oldest dances.