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British Dictionary definitions for shango

Shango

noun
    1. a W African religious cult surviving in some parts of the Caribbean
    2. (as modifier)Shango ritual

Word Origin

Yoruba
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Historical Examples

  • He understood, and smiling good-naturedly said in broken Russian: "No, no, me shango too."

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    F. A. Postnikov