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Meaning of MAHATMA

Pronunciation:  mu'hâtmu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Hinduism) term of respect for a Brahmin sage

MAHATMA is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: sage



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ma*hat"ma\, n. [Skr. mah[=a]tman, lit., great-souled,
wise.] (Theosophy)
One of a class of sages, or ``adepts,'' reputed to have
knowledge and powers of a higher order than those of ordinary
men. -- {Ma*hat"ma*ism}, n.

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