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English definition of “high priest”

high priest

noun [C]     (female high priestess)
a very important priest or priestess in a religious or spiritual organizationReligious leaders and officials the most important or famous person in a particular area of interest: She is widely regarded as the high priestess of contemporary dance.Experts and specialists
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