Definition of cofradia
: a group or organization of Roman Catholic laymen in Mexico and Central America responsible for the material care of religious images, pilgrimages, and ceremonies
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Origin and Etymology of cofradia
Spanish cofradía, from cofrade member of a confraternity (from Old Spanish confrade, from con-—from Latin com-—+ frade brother, monk, priest, from Latin fratr-, frater) + -ia (from Latin -ia) — more at brother
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