Tibetan Buddhism


: a form of Mahayana Buddhism that evolved in Tibet and is dominated by the sect of the Dalai Lama
Tibetan Buddhist adjective
Tibetan Buddhist noun
plural Tibetan Buddhists

Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tibetan Buddhism was in 1845

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Cite this Entry

“Tibetan Buddhism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tibetan%20Buddhism. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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