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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A Brazilian religious cult of African origin. Popular dance music of Brazil.

Usage examples (5)
  • Everyone dresses in white on Reveillon, to honour the sea/macumba goddess, Iemãja
  • Indeed, it's our memory of Sarno's film, with its arousingly percussive score, that pointed out the inadequacy of macumba SEXUAL's anemic and overly aerated synth score,...
  • Según el cónsul de Haití en Brasil, George Samuel Antoine, la culpa había sido de la macumba y de la raza: "O africano em si tem maldição.
  • According to Haiti's consul in Brazil, George Samuel Antoine, the fault lay with macumba, or African spiritism, and the race: "The African himself is damned. for more
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