Definitions for yorubaˈyɔr ə bə, ˈyoʊr-
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a member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria
a Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba in southwestern Nigeria
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.
A family of religions, which spread to the Americas in the 15th to 19th centuries. These include Santeria and Lukumi. See .
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The bigger tribes ... feel they have the divine right to rule others, then one man from a tiny community in Ijaw comes. He's not Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa. They can't bear it.
Then one man from a tiny community in Ijaw comes. He's not Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa. They can't bear it, he who pays the piper must dictate the tune, and the delta has been paying the piper for so very long. If they make war, we can make war. We have the capacity to take what's ours.
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