Yoruba meaning

yôrə-bə, yō-ro͝o-bä
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A member of a West African people living chiefly in southwest Nigeria.
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The Benue-Congo language of this people.
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Of the Yorubas or their language or culture.
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A sub-Saharan language. It belongs to the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family, and has nearly 30 million speakers in Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Sierra Leone, as well as communities in Brazil and Cuba.
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An African traditional religion which spawned various offshoots in the Americas in the 15th to 19th centuries. These include Santeria and Lukumi. See Yoruba religion.
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A member of a people of SW Nigeria and neighboring regions.
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The language of this people, a tone language of the Niger-Congo subfamily.
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