African - An evil spirit of the Hausa that can take possession of humans: a witches'. Society: communal dances by those possessed by spirits. Each spirit is said to be the cause of a particular disease and the witch doctor invokes the appropriate bori to cure the patient. In some references, identified as Bori, Buri, Buri, Bori, Bur, Bure, Burim, Bur(im) or Burri.

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