zombi


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Noun1.zombi - (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body
hoodooism, vodoun, voodooism, voodoo - a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
disembodied spirit, spirit - any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
2.zombi - a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indieszombi - a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
3.zombi - a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural forcezombi - a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force
dead person, dead soul, deceased, deceased person, decedent, departed - someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
4.zombi - someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way; "only an automaton wouldn't have noticed"
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
5.zombi - several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueurzombi - several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
highball - a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
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Romero, La notte dei morti viventi (Night of the Living Dead, 1968), in cui l'unico sopravvissuto della casa di campagna assediata dagli zombi, Ben, un afroamericano, viene ucciso con un colpo di fucile da un gruppo di bianchi perche ritenuto egli stesso un morto vivente.
Elsewhere in an article entitled "The Story of Zombi in Haiti" (1945), the same Louis Mars reports what exactly transpires in the Vodou dance, which he conceives as a ritual performance, and spirit possession as the means that the divine incarnates in the human flesh and reveals his/her will to Vodou adepts in order to release and break them free from their social and spiritual ills.
Armah possibly uses this zombi concept to demonstrate the depth of debased existence of the people of "the way" who embraced the invaders' faith.
Jordan was also responsible for founding companies including The Zombi Corporation, a Check in / location based service and hardware designed to work with smart and non-smart phones; and technology including Sugar Serials, which cuts up long-form text into Twitter-digestible chunks and Mappily Ever After, which enables people to create live, real-time maps of their data.
Haitian voodoo folklore recognizes a dual identity of zombis: one form of zombi is an ambulatory body without a living soul, and the other, lesser-known form is a soul wandering without a body (2).
The concept of the zombi began in Western Africa and, along with the practice of Vodou, arrived on the shores of the Caribbean with the African slaves (Kastenbaum 285).
A portion of all proceeds from NOLA Zombi events and merchandise benefits both the Jefferson Parish SPCA and the Louisiana SPCA of Orleans Parish, organizations which provide lifesaving shelter, care, and treatment for domestic pets in the Greater New Orleans Area.
In December, titles like New Super Mario Brothers, Nintendo Land, Zombi U and Japanese-favourite Monster Hunter were all available.
The consistent ingredients included one or more species of puffer fish (Diodon hystrix, Diodon holacanthus or Sphoeroides testudineus) which contain tetrodotoxins, potent neurotoxins fully capable of pharmacologically inducing the zombi state.
This schema of risk is in some sense like the famous splinter scene in Lucio Fulci's Zombi 2.
Bands appearing at the Custard Factory include Space Rockers Zombi, experimental outfit Fire
4) Additional Quebecois novels taking place in the United States during this time period include Le desert mauve (1987) by Nicole Brossard, Erick, l'Amerique (1993) by Marc Degryse, Zombi Blues (1996) by Stanley Pean, and Paques a Miami (1996) by Claude Jasmin, among others.