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vodun

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Pronunciation: /ˈvəʊduːn
 
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Definition of vodun in English:

noun

Another term for voodoo.
Example sentences
  • Rather than following the Afro-Atlantic Haitian religion more properly termed vodun, she had, in fact, been a devotee of the related Cuban religion Santeria.
  • Conjure descends from West African vodun and appears in these tales as a natural religion that has taken root in the American Southern landscape.
  • Santeria has been portrayed in movies and television since the mid-1980s as a form of Afro-Caribbean ‘black magic’ similar to Haitian vodun, popularly known as ‘voodoo.’

Origin

Fon, 'fetish'.

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