HyperDic: rastafarian

English > 3 senses of the word Rastafarian:
NOUNperson Rastafarian, Rastafollower of Rastafarianism
groupRastafarian(Ethiopia) adherents of an African religion that regards Ras Tafari as divine
ADJECTIVEpertRastafarianof or pertaining to or characteristic of Rastafarianism or Rastafarians
English > Rastafarian: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or pertaining to or characteristic of Rastafarianism or Rastafarians.
Spanishrastafari
NounsRastafollower of Rastafarianism
Rastafarianisma religious cult based on a belief that Ras Tafari (Haile Selassie) is the Messiah and that Africa (especially Ethiopia) is the Promised Land
English > Rastafarian: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningfollower of Rastafarianism.
SynonymRasta
Member ofRastafari, Rastas(Jamaica) a Black youth subculture and religious movement that arose in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s
Broaderdisciple, adherentsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Spanishrastafari, rasta
English > Rastafarian: 3 senses > noun 2, group
Meaning(Ethiopia) adherents of an African religion that regards Ras Tafari as divine.
CategoryEthiopia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Yaltopya, AbyssiniaEthiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea
BroadercultFollowers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices

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