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41. Belly Dance? Do you mean Oriental Dance?
Belly Dance, Middle Eastern Dance, Oriental Dance, raks sharki From the Arabic , all are terms used to refer to this dance form. There have been impassioned articles written pleading us to call it one thing or another (and usually NOT "Belly Dance"). Regardless of how accurate these viewpoints are, the fact remains that most Americans know it as "Belly Dance" (for better or worse), thus I will be use that term here. No flames please!