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Dance of Death

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDance of DeathˌDance of ˈDeath (also danse macabre)  an imaginary dance which people are supposed to perform as they are being led to their death by a skeleton (=a body consisting only of bones) representing death. It was very common in pictures and drawings in the middle ages, but there are also descriptions of it in music and literature.
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