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Vodun

[ voh-duhn ]
/ voʊˈdʌn /
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noun
a polytheistic religion practiced chiefly in coastal West Africa, the practice of which includes worship of spirits tied to the natural world or embodied in fetish objects of worship, and a belief that ancestral spirits share the physical world along with the living.
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Origin of Vodun

First recorded in 1935–40; from Haitian Creole see origin at Voodoo

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