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 for break dance
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  break dancing \break" danc`ing\ n.
     a type of solo dancing in which the dancer performs elaborate
     footwork, pantomime, and various acrobatic movements, such as
     spinning head stands or spinning on the back, and usually
     containing much improvization. It was first performed by male
     teenagers in the 1970's, in small informal groups on the
     streets, and is often performed to the accompaniment of rap
     music or other rock music with a rapid, strong beat. --
     break" dance`, n. -- break" dan`cer, n.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  break dance
      n 1: a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves
           in which different parts of the body touch the ground;
           normally performed to the rhythm of rap music [syn: break
           dancing, break dance]
      v 1: do a break dance; "Kids were break-dancing at the street
           corner" [syn: break dance, break-dance, break]

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