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la·ma / ˈlämə/ • n. 1. an honorific title applied to a spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism, whether a reincarnate lama (such as the Dalai Lama) or one who has earned the title in life. 2. a Tibetan or Mongolian Buddhist monk. ORIGIN: mid 17th cent.: from Tibetan bla-ma (the initial b being silent), literally ‘superior one.’

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Lama

Lama (Tib., bla.ma., ‘Higher One’). An honorary title in Tibetan Buddhism conferred upon anyone accepted as a ‘spiritual teacher’ (corresponding to Skt., guru), but generally only given to one who has completed particular scholastic and yogic training.

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lama

lama an honorific title applied to a spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism, whether a reincarnate lama (such as the Dalai Lama) or one who has earned the title in life.

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lama Buddhist priest of Mongolia and Tibet. XVII. — Tibetan blama (with silent b).
So lamasery monastery of lamas. XIX. — F. lamaserie, irreg. f. lama.

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Lama

Lama (guanaco, llama) See CAMELIDAE.

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lama

lama: see Tibetan Buddhism.

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LAMA

LAMA Locomotive and Allied Manufacturers' Association of Great Britain

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