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balmyard

Line breaks: balm|yard
Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːmjɑːd/

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Definition of balmyard in English:

noun

(In the West Indies) a place where the rituals of Pocomania or obeah are practised.

Origin

from balm in the sense 'healing influence', possibly influenced by an African word.

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