HyperDic: macumba

English > 3 senses of the word macumba:
NOUNgroupmacumba(Brazil) followers of a religious cult of African origin
communicationmacumbapopular dance music of Brazil
cognitionmacumbaa Brazilian religious cult of African origin
English > macumba: 3 senses > noun 1, group
Meaning(Brazil) followers of a religious cult of African origin.
CategoryBrazil, Federative Republic of Brazil, BrasilThe largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world
BroadercultFollowers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
English > macumba: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningpopular dance music of Brazil; derived from the practices of the macumba religious cult.
Broaderpopular music, popular music genreAny genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
English > macumba: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing and chanting and dancing.
Broadercult, cultus, religious cultA system of religious ... / religious beliefs and rituals
Spanishmacumba

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