from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a West African people living chiefly in southwest Nigeria.
- n. The Benue-Congo language of this people.
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- proper n. A sub-Saharan language. It belongs to the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family, and has nearly 30 million speakers in Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Sierra Leone, as well as communities in Brazil and Cuba.
- proper n. A family of religions, which spread to the Americas in the 15th to 19th centuries. These include Santeria and Lukumi. See Yoruba religion.
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- n. a member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria
- n. a Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba in southwestern Nigeria
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