noun (plural same)
(In southern Nigeria) any of several minor gods. The term is also used in various religious cults of South America and the Caribbean.
More example sentences
- Shango Orisha represents the fire element and is hot and dry in nature.
- Baba Raul Canizares is also doing a series of books concentrating on each of the various Orishas in Santeria.
- Ifa is the major faith of the Yoruba people, and through it she has learned about various Orishas, or deities, of the faith.
Definition of Orisha in:
- The British & World English dictionary