candomble

Candomblé

[kan-duhm-bley]
noun
a religion based on the worship of Yoruba deities, practiced in Brazil, especially in the state of Bahia.
Also, Candomble.


Origin:
< Brazilian Portuguese

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Candomblé (Portuguese kænˈdəʊmbleɪ, kændɒmˈbleɪ)
 
n
any of a number of similar religious cults in Brazil that combine elements of Roman Catholicism with elements of West African, especially Yoruba, and South American Indian religions

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