Definition of intichiuma in English:

intichiuma

Line breaks: in¦ti|chi¦uma
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntɪtʃɪˈuːmə
 
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noun

Sacred ceremonies performed by some Central Australian Aborigines with the purpose of increasing the number of totemic plants or animals and thus ensuring a good food supply.

Origin

Arrernte.

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