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ashram

noun ash·ram \ˈäsh-rəm, -ˌräm; ˈash-ˌram\

: a place where a person or a group of people go to live separately from the rest of society and practice the Hindu religion

Full Definition of ASHRAM

1
:  a secluded dwelling of a Hindu sage; also :  the group of disciples instructed there
2
:  a religious retreat

Origin of ASHRAM

Sanskrit āśrama, from śrama religious exercise
First Known Use: 1917

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