Oshun


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Oshun

(əʊˈʃʌn) or

Osun

n
(Placename) a state of SW Nigeria. Capital: Oshogbo. Pop: 3 423 535 (2006). Area: 9251 sq km (3570 sq miles)
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Nor does he sacrifice to Agallu and Oshun, the orishas that protect seas and rivers (Murphy 41).
In fact Haydee, her main informant, is said to be a devotee of La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre, the patron saint of Cuba that Santeros identify as Oshun the Yoruba orisha.
Oshun, Healing practices among Aladura Pentecostals, 242-252; Daneel, AIC woman in mission, 254-266; Is abel A.
Lineup includes Juan Jose Campanella's "El Hijo de la Novia" and Alfonso Cuaron's "Y Tu Mama Tambien," already hits in their native Argentina and Mexico, respectively, and Cuban Humberto Solas' "Miel para Oshun" and Chilean Andres Wood's "La Fiebre del Loco."
When analyzing the poem "Carida" the author writes of "Yeyema, the Yoruba goddess of rivers and springs," whereas the goddess of rivers and springs is Oshun. Williams may have wanted to refer to Yemaya, the Yoruba goddess of oceans and seas.
Satin Doll by Karen Quinones Miller (Oshun Publishing, 1999) and Ida Mae by Delores Thornton (Marguerite Press, 2000) are "books that elicited good conversation."
There were 15 governors present -- from the host state Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Ekiti, Edo, Delta, Rivers, Cross Rivers, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, Abia, Oshun and Bayelsa.
She bumps up against the human ring that encloses her and gently rebounds back to the circle's center [ldots] she falls to the ground.[ldots] Oshun has arrived.
Weddington Thistle went out on penalties to Radford after holding their visitors to a 2-2 draw before the spot-kick demise while Oshun Chaudry's brace helped Hartshill Sports to a 3-1 success at Nuneaton