jumbie


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jumbie

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jumby

n, pl -bies
a ghost
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Corrine must face her Jumbie aunt, and her friends Bouki and Malik come to understand that Corrine's uncle is their father, though they are not biologically related to him.
For example, in the entry of "African Aesthetics in Motion: The Probability of a Third Jumbie Aesthetic in Antigua and Barbuda" (vol.
His pair of seven-metre high Moko Jumbie sculptures are now permanently installed in the museum's Africa Gallery.
This custom became rooted in the now global carnival phenomenon, including Trinidad, where Moko Jumbie stilt-walkers precariously parade the streets, particularly enthralling children.
Albury, and it shows them with a branch of jumbie bean (Leucaena leucocephala).
El Guaje tiene otros nombres comunes: kao haile (Hawai), leucaena (Australia), ipil-ipil (Filipinas), lead tree (Caribe), tan-tan (Islas virgenes), jumbie bean (Bahamas), acacia bella rosa (Colombia), aroma blanca (Cuba), hediondilla (Puerto Rico), wild tamarind (Antillas Britanicas), y guaje, huaje, huaxin, guaxi, hoaxin, huassi, oaxin, guacis, uaxi, hoatzin en Mexico (Reyes, 2006).
Four samples were collected on Saint John: one foliose lichen from a tree and one moss from a stone at Annaberg Plantation (18[degrees]21'33"N, 63[degrees]44'08"W; 10 m elevation), one moss from a rock alongside Pastory Road (18[degrees]19'55"N, 63[degrees]47'13"W; 77 m elevation), and one moss from rock alongside Jumbie Beach Trail (18[degrees]21'05"N, 63[degrees]46'25"W; 6 m elevation).
Jumbie in the Jukebox is their latest album, titled in reference to the boogie-man-like "jumbie" spirit of Trinidadian folklore.
In 1956 my parents vacationed in Jamaica and brought back maracas and a delightful 78: "Back to back, belly to belly/ I don't care a damn, I done dead aready/ Back to back, belly to belly/ It's a jumbie jamboree .
other Rangers into thinking that a jumbie (spirit) haunts the backdam at
The cognac-based Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur continues to grow from a small base, as does Rum Jumbie, a superpremium rum liqueur made with tropical fruits.