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- n. A religious cult, having elements of sorcery, ritual dance and fetishes, from Brazil
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- n. A popular dance music of Brazil, derived from the practices of the macumba religious cult.
- n. a Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing a chanting and dancing.
- n. darling; -- an Irish term of address expressing affection.
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- n. popular dance music of Brazil; derived from the practices of the macumba religious cult
- n. a Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing and chanting and dancing
- n. (Brazil) followers of a religious cult of African origin
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These spiritual items can be associated with Roman Catholicism and other practices like candomblÃ©, curanderismo, espiritismo, macumba and santerÃa, says Wiki.
These spiritual items can be associated with Roman Catholicism and other practices like candomblé, curanderismo, espiritismo, macumba and santería, says Wiki.
Everyone dresses in white on Reveillon, to honour the sea/macumba goddess, Iemãja
Indeed, it's our memory of Sarno's film, with its arousingly percussive score, that pointed out the inadequacy of MACUMBA SEXUAL's anemic and overly aerated synth score, which does nothing to communicate the power of Tara's effectively staged macumba rite or to resonate with any of the bizarre African nick-nacks adorning her desert lair.
Según el cónsul de Haití en Brasil, George Samuel Antoine, la culpa había sido de la macumba y de la raza: "O africano em si tem maldição.
According to Haiti's consul in Brazil, George Samuel Antoine, the fault lay with macumba, or African spiritism, and the race: "The African himself is damned.
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