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Definition of mahatma noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mahatma

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//məˈhɑtmə//
     
     
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  1. 1a holy person in S. Asia who is respected by many people
  2. 2 the Mahatma Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian spiritual leader who opposed British rule in India
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