Definition of shaman noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

shaman

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈʃɑmən//
 
, NAmE//ˈʃeɪmən//
 
 
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a person in some religions and societies who is believed to be able to contact good and evil spirits and cure people of illnesses
NAmE//ʃəˈmænɪk//
 
, NAmE//ʃəˈmɑnɪk//
 
adjective
NAmE//ˈʃɑmənˌɪzəm//
 
, NAmE//ˈʃeɪmənˌɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable]
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