This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word yoruba
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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
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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 .