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Rastafarian

noun Ras·ta·far·i·an \ˌras-tə-ˈfer-ē-ən, ˌräs-tə-ˈfär-\

: a member of a religious movement among black Jamaicans which teaches that black people will eventually return to Africa and which worships Haile Selassie, the former Emperor of Ethiopia

Full Definition of RASTAFARIAN

:  an adherent of Rastafarianism
Rastafarian adjective

Origin of RASTAFARIAN

Ras Tafari, precoronation name of Haile Selassie
First Known Use: 1955

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