Dalai Lama

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noun Da·lai La·ma \ˌdä-lī-ˈlä-mə, ˌdä-lā-, ˌda-\

Definition of Dalai Lama

  1. :  the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism

Origin and Etymology of dalai lama

Mongolian dalai ocean


First Known Use: 1698


Dalai Lama

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biographical name Da·lai La·ma \ˈdä-ˌlī-ˈlä-mə\

Definition of Dalai Lama

  1. 1935–     Tenzin Gyatso Tibetan religious and political leader


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