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Candomblé

or Can·dom·ble

[ kan-duhm-bley ]
/ ˌkæn dəmˈbleɪ /
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noun

a religion based on the worship of Yoruba deities, practiced in Brazil, especially in the state of Bahia.

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Origin of Candomblé

From Brazilian Portuguese

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British Dictionary definitions for Candomblé

Candomblé
/ (Portuguese kænˈdəʊmbleɪ, kændɒmˈbleɪ) /

noun

any of a number of similar religious cults in Brazil that combine elements of Roman Catholicism with elements of West African, especially Yoruba, and South American Indian religions
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