Definition of loa in English:

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loa

Pronunciation: /ləˈwä/

noun (plural same or loas)

A god in the voodoo cult of Haiti.
Example sentences
  • They'd rescued over thirty cursed items between them, battling voodoo loas, Druids, vampires, werewolves, and ghosts in the process.
  • One's own ancestors are also revered in a manner that is inseparable, it would seem, from the reverence of the loa or orishas.
  • I remember in the invisibles King Mob uses a technique from the Couvesomething (been a while) Voodoo group to dream himself through time using a spider loa or totem of some sort.

Origin

Haitian Creole.

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Syllabification: lo·a

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