Definitions of macumba

n a Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing and chanting and dancing

Type of:
cult, cultus, religious cult
a system of religious beliefs and rituals

n (Brazil) followers of a religious cult of African origin

Type of:
followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices

n popular dance music of Brazil; derived from the practices of the macumba religious cult

Type of:
popular music, popular music genre
any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)

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