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English definition of “Brahman”

Brahman

noun [C] (also Brahmin)     /ˈbrɑː.mən/
a member of the highest Hindu caste (= social group): Brahmans traditionally become priests in the Hindu religion.People of specific racial or ethnic background
(Definition of Brahman noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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