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  • noun Alternative spelling of orisha.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As I approached, I could tell that they were talking about matters of the spirit and heard the Haitian woman ask Maria Elena what they would call her orixa in the Vaudou pantheon.

    My New Orleans

  • As I approached, I could tell that they were talking about matters of the spirit and heard the Haitian woman ask Maria Elena what they would call her orixa in the Vaudou pantheon.

    My New Orleans

  • The Haitian lady and I were frantic, thinking of ways to make the imperious orixa return to her Bahian business, but she was clearly savoring her New Orleans sojourn.

    My New Orleans

  • I found myself face to face with the powerful orixa.

    My New Orleans

  • I found myself face to face with the powerful orixa.

    My New Orleans

  • My favorite among them is of the day that I took Yansa, the Yoruba orixa, or goddess, of the precincts of the cemeteries, commerce of the marketplace, and of whirlwinds and tempests and, yes, hurricanes to St. Louis Cemetery Number One to visit her sister in spirit Marie Laveau.

    My New Orleans

  • My favorite among them is of the day that I took Yansa, the Yoruba orixa, or goddess, of the precincts of the cemeteries, commerce of the marketplace, and of whirlwinds and tempests and, yes, hurricanes to St. Louis Cemetery Number One to visit her sister in spirit Marie Laveau.

    My New Orleans

  • The Haitian lady and I were frantic, thinking of ways to make the imperious orixa return to her Bahian business, but she was clearly savoring her New Orleans sojourn.

    My New Orleans

  • I have been offered to dance Yansa, the orixa that broke my hip!

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  • I have been offered to dance Yansa, the orixa that broke my hip!

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