Definition of candomblé in English:

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candomblé

Pronunciation: /ˌkandɒmˈbleɪ/

noun

[mass noun]
A Brazilian sect of the macumba cult.
Example sentences
  • I don't mean that I rushed off to take part in sessions of candomblé, umbanda, macumba as soon as I got to Rio.
  • Arembepe was now divided by social class, occupation, neighborhood, place of origin, and religion (Catholicism, fundamentalist Protestantism, and Afro-Brazilian candomblé).
  • Before 1980, Arcmbcpciros who had special talents in perceiving and receiving spirits had to study and practice candomblé in Salvador.

Origin

Brazilian Portuguese.

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