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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A type of drum.

Usage examples (24)
  • Janzen has offered a critique of the tendency to focus on spirit possession in ngoma analyses at the cost of ignoring other elements, though he does not claim any...
  • Parfitt started wondering about another aspect of the Lemba's now-credible oral history: a drumlike object called the ngoma lungundu.
  • In anthropological literature, the word ngoma has been used as a way to name a diverse and fluid set of ceremonies that commonly involve drums, other musical...
  • Such religio-ritual processes are often referred to by the ancient Bantu word ngoma. for more
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