Definition of the Dalai Lama noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

the Dalai Lama

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌdɑlaɪ ˈlɑmə//
 
, NAmE//ˌdɑleɪˈlɑmə//
 
[singular]
 
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the leader of Tibetan Buddhism and, in former times, the ruler of Tibet
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