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Sherpa

noun [C]     /ˈʃɜː.pə/ US  /ˈʃɝː-/
a member of a Himalayan people who are skilled mountain climbers and who are often employed to help visiting climbersMountaineering and rock climbingPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
(Definition of Sherpa noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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