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English definition of “dervish”

dervish

noun [C]     /ˈdɜː.vɪʃ/ US  /ˈdɝː-/
a member of a Muslim religious group that has an energetic dance as part of its worship: The children were spinning around like whirling dervishes.Followers of religious groups
(Definition of dervish noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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