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Definition of lama noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    lama

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈlɑːmə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːmə//
     
    Religious people
     
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  1. 1a title given to a spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism See related entries: Religious people
  2. 2a Buddhist monk from Tibet or Mongolia See related entries: Religious people
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Tibetan bla-ma (the initial b being silent), literally ‘superior one’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lama

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