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or Can·dom·blé  (kän-do͝om-blĕ′)
A religion based on African traditions with elements derived from Christianity, practiced chiefly in Brazil.

[Portuguese Candomblé, ritual drum music, of Bantu origin (perhaps imitative of the sound of drums).]


(Portuguese kænˈdəʊmbleɪ; kændɒmˈbleɪ)
(Christian Churches, other) any of a number of similar religious cults in Brazil that combine elements of Roman Catholicism with elements of West African, esp Yoruba, and South American Indian religions
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She suggests that lie Aiye's work has consistently been transformative in its insistence on dark-skinned performers, grounding in Cadomble percussion rhythms, singing songs such as "E o mundo negro" (It's a black world), extolling African hair texture and wooly braids, countering ideas of Africa as primitive, and presenting researched representations of the African diaspora in their annual themes.