Definition of candomblé in English:

candomblé

noun

  • Brazilian sect of the macumba cult.

    • ‘I don't mean that I rushed off to take part in sessions of candomblé, umbanda, macumba as soon as I got to Rio.’
    • ‘Before 1980, Arcmbcpciros who had special talents in perceiving and receiving spirits had to study and practice candomblé in Salvador.’
    • ‘Arembepe was now divided by social class, occupation, neighborhood, place of origin, and religion (Catholicism, fundamentalist Protestantism, and Afro-Brazilian candomblé).’

Origin

Brazilian Portuguese.

Pronunciation:

candomblé

/ˌkandōmˈblā/