from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as voodoo.
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One such tower was erected on the site of the present drinking-fountain in Terazije and the square was named after it the Turks called their water towers terazije za vodu scales for water.
Anthropologists have attempted both to highlight and to avoid this stereotype by using a number of terms including vodu, vodun, voudoun, and vodoun.
M., The feasting of the gods in Haitian vodu, Primitive Man 19, nos.
Vodou (from the Dahomean vodu, "spirit" or "deity") is a peaceable New World religion that marries elements of Catholicism with the rites and rituals of ancestral Africa.