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synonyms for lama

  • cleric
  • elder
  • father
  • friar
  • monk
  • preacher
  • rector
  • curate
  • divine
  • ecclesiastic
  • padre
  • pontiff
  • vicar
  • clergyperson
  • father confessor
  • holy man
  • man of God
  • man of the cloth
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How to use lama in a sentence

His influence is hardly so great as it used to be, still he is the great Brahmin and the grand Lama of the locality.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Outside was a rude altar made of stones from the river-bed, where a Lama was burning incense and chanting prayers.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Then he continued his questions, asking much about the Lama, and the customs and religion of his people.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
They only knew that the lama who had been walled in for sixty-nine years had wished to see the sun again before he died.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
The Linga monks said that an ordinary lama, when he dies, is cut in pieces and abandoned to the birds.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
And Death has not to wait, entreat, and coax, for the lama has waited and longed for his welcome and only guest and deliverer.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
We had previously passed two towers which had formerly been the fort of a rebellious lama.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
From the roof of the Saka-gompa with a statue of Padma Sambhava the single lama of the monastery blows his conch.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
I must go there, if I clothe myself in the rags of a mendicant lama and beg my way from one black tent to another.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
But they understood that this was owing to my friendship with the Tashi Lama, who had given me his holy blessing.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAMA

  • clergyperson
  • cleric
  • curate
  • divine
  • ecclesiastic
  • elder
  • father
  • father confessor
  • friar
  • holy man
  • lama
  • man of God
  • man of the cloth
  • monk
  • padre
  • pontiff
  • preacher
  • rector
  • vicar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.