(sometimes lowercase) a religion merging the worship of Yoruba deities with veneration of Roman Catholic saints: practiced in Cuba and spread to other parts of the Caribbean and to the U.S. by Cuban emigrés.
a Caribbean religion composed of elements from both traditional African religion and Roman Catholicism
noun, plural santeros. 1. a priest of Santería.
noun 1. a city in and the capital of Chile, in the central part. 2. Also called Santiago de Compostela [duh-kom-puh-stel-uh; Spanish th e kawm-paws-te-lah] /dəˌkɒm pəˈstɛl ə; Spanish ðɛ ˌkɔm pɔsˈtɛ lɑ/ (Show IPA). a city in NW Spain: pilgrimage center; cathedral. 3. a city in SW Panama. noun 1. a republic in SW […]
[duh kyoo-buh; Spanish th e koo-vah] /də ˈkyu bə; Spanish ðɛ ˈku vɑ/ noun 1. a seaport in SE Cuba: naval battle 1898. noun 1. a region in Ecuador, E of the Andes: the border long disputed by Peru. 2. a province in E Cuba. 14,132 sq. mi. (36,600 sq. km). Capital: Santiago de Cuba. […]
[sahn-tyah-gaw th el es-te-raw] /sɑnˈtyɑ gɔ ðɛl ɛsˈtɛ rɔ/ noun 1. a city in N Argentina. Santiago del Estero /Spanish del esˈtero/ noun 1. a city in N Argentina: the oldest continuous settlement in Argentina, founded in 1553 by Spaniards from Peru. Pop: 385 000 (2005 est)