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1. Zion


English Translation

Heaven


Definition

A term used to refer to the afterlife or heaven


Example Sentences

Patois: Wi pray fi reach Zion.
English: We pray to reach heaven.


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



posted by anonymous on May 28, 2024


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2. Zion (Noun)


English Translation

Zion


Definition

A term used to refer to the promised land, a symbol of freedom, peace, and spiritual liberation for Rastafarians


Example Sentences

Patois: Wi chant fi di journey to Zion, where we shall find true liberation
English: We chant for the journey to Zion, where we shall find true liberation


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on August 8, 2023


3. Zion


English Translation

Promise land


Definition

This term is used by Rastafarians to refer to the Promised Land, or a state of spiritual enlightenment.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi a guh a zion
English: I'm going to Zion


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



posted by anonymous on January 15, 2023



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