Definitions for yorubaˈyɔr ə bə, ˈyoʊr-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Yo•ru•baˈyɔr ə bə, ˈyoʊr-(n.)(pl.)-bas; -ba.
a member of an African people or group of peoples of SW Nigeria, Benin, and Togo.
the Kwa language of the Yoruba.
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 .