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- another term for voodoo
- ‘Santeria has been portrayed in movies and television since the mid-1980s as a form of Afro-Caribbean ‘black magic’ similar to Haitian vodun, popularly known as ‘voodoo.’’
- ‘Conjure descends from West African vodun and appears in these tales as a natural religion that has taken root in the American Southern landscape.’
- ‘Rather than following the Afro-Atlantic Haitian religion more properly termed vodun, she had, in fact, been a devotee of the related Cuban religion Santeria.’
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