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macumba

Definitions of macumba
  1. noun
    a Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing and chanting and dancing
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    type of:
    cult, cultus, religious cult
    a system of religious beliefs and rituals
  2. noun
    (Brazil) followers of a religious cult of African origin
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    type of:
    cult
    followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
  3. noun
    popular dance music of Brazil; derived from the practices of the macumba religious cult
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    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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