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noun - (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery
noun - a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery
A form of religious belief of African origin, practiced in some parts of the West Indies, Jamaica, and nearby tropical America, involving sorcery.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Belief in sorcery and magic|
|West Indian sorcery|
|Sorcery practiced in the West Indies|
|West Indian witchcraft|
|West Indies witchcraft|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a kind of sorcery practised especially in the Caribbean.|
|a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas|
|A form of religious belief of African origin, practiced in some parts of the West Indies, Jamaica, and nearby tropical America, involving sorcery.|
|An object, charm, or fetish used in the practice of this religion.|
|Obeah (sometimes spelled Obi, Obeah, Obeya, or Obia) is a system of spiritual and healing practices developed among enslaved West Africans in the West Indies. Obeah is difficult to define, as it is not a single, unified set of practices; the word "Obeah" was historically not often used to describe one's own practices. Some scholars, such as Diana Paton, have contended that what constitutes Obeah in Jamaica has been constructed by white society, particularly law enforcement. Accordingly, different Afro-Caribbean communities use their own terminology to describe the practice, such as science, among the Jamaican Windward Maroons. Obeah is similar to other Afro-American religions such as Palo, Haitian Vodou, Santería, and Hoodoo in that it includes communication with ancestors and spirits and healing rituals. Nevertheless, it differs from religions like Vodou and Santeria in that there is no explicit canon of gods or deities that is worshipped, and the practice is generally an individual a|