HyperDic: rastas

English > 1 sense of the word Rastas:
NOUNgroupRastas, Rastafari(Jamaica) a Black youth subculture and religious movement that arose in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s
English > Rastas: 1 sense > noun 1, group
Meaning(Jamaica) a Black youth subculture and religious movement that arose in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s; males grow hair in long dreadlocks and wear woolen caps; use marijuana and listen to reggae music.
SynonymRastafari
CategoryJamaicaA country on the island of Jamaica
MembersRastafarian, Rastafollower of Rastafarianism
BroadercultFollowers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
youth subcultureA minority youth culture whose distinctiveness depended largely on the social class and ethnic background of its members
SpanishRastafari
CatalanRastafari

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