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Candomblé

[kan-duh m-bley] /ˌkæn dəmˈbleɪ/
noun
1.
a religion based on the worship of Yoruba deities, practiced in Brazil, especially in the state of Bahia.
Also, Candomble.
Origin
Brazilian Portuguese
< Brazilian Portuguese
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Candomblé

/Portuguese kænˈdəʊmbleɪ; kændɒmˈbleɪ/
noun
1.
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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