English translation of 'candomblé'
masculine nounCandomblé is Brazil's most influential Afro-Brazilian religion. Practised mainly in Bahia, it mixes catholicism with Yoruba traditions. According to candomblé, believers become possessed by spirits and thus become an instrument of communication between divine and mortal forces. Candomblé ceremonies are great spectacles of African rhythm and dance held in terreiros.
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Translation of candomblé from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary