Santeria

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San·te·ri·a

also san·te·ri·a  (săn′tə-rē′ə, sän′-)
n.
An African-based religion similar to voodoo, originating in Cuba, which combines the worship of traditional Yoruban deities with the worship of Roman Catholic saints.

[From American Spanish santería, worship of saints, from Spanish santo, saint, from Old Spanish, from Late Latin sānctus; see saint.]

Santeria

(ˌsæntəˈrɪə)
n
(Christian Churches, other) a Caribbean religion composed of elements from both traditional African religion and Roman Catholicism
[American Spanish, literally: holiness]

San•te•rí•a

or San•te•ri•a

(ˌsɑn təˈri ə)
n.
(sometimes l.c.) a religion merging the worship of Yoruba deities with veneration of Roman Catholic saints: practiced in Cuba and spread to other parts of the Caribbean and to the U.S. by Cuban emigrés.
[1980–85; < American Spanish]
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The Contemporary Music Project Percussion Ensemble swill showcase an interactive performance explaining the history and music of the Lucumi, the Congos, the Arara and the Carabali.
First, there is much value in the eco-philosophies fundamental to the Afro-Cuban cultural traditions of Lucumi, Palo, Arara, Abakua, and Ganga.
Instead, she favors a model of "societalization" that is temporally and geographically distinct from the ethnogenesis of Lucumi communities in western Cuba in the nineteenth century.
Ibeji is the word for twins in the original Yoruba, but in Cuba's pidgin dialect, Lucumi, it's ibeyi.
El aspecto religioso es importante porque, en su momento, inclusion de diversos cultos por parte del autor en la historia, como lo son la santeria con sus diversos remedios, la devocion a la Santa Muerte, el Palo Mayombe hasta la religion lucumi o yoruba y los orishas.
Gomez LF, Duperly J, Lucumi DI, Gamez R, Venegas AS.
El siguiente articulo es el producto de una investigacion para optar el titulo de sociologia en de la Universidad del Pacifico por parte de la estudiante Karina Valenzuela Bravo con el acompanamiento de la tutora del trabajo de investigacion de la Docente del Programa de Sociologia Eva Maria Lucumi Moreno.
Se llega asi a una definicion etimologica a partir de rasgos homofonicos: "brujo /a" seria de origen lucumi, porque los esclavos decian que el tasajo era: buruh o buruju.
You can imagine such a bioreactor as a tunnel separated down the middle by a flat barrier," said researcher Edinson Lucumi Moreno, first author of the study.
Five years ago, Older was initiated into the Lucumi (also known as Santeria) priesthood.