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Buddhism

noun Bud·dhism \ˈbü-ˌdi-zəm, ˈb-\

: a religion of eastern and central Asia that is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha

Full Definition of BUDDHISM

:  a religion of eastern and central Asia growing out of the teaching of Gautama Buddha that suffering is inherent in life and that one can be liberated from it by mental and moral self-purification
Bud·dhist \ˈbü-dist, ˈb-\ noun or adjective
Bud·dhis·tic \bü-ˈdis-tik, b-\ adjective

First Known Use of BUDDHISM

1801

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