Meaning of “the Dalai Lama” in the English Dictionary

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"the Dalai Lama" in English

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the Dalai Lamanoun [ S ]

uk /ˌdæl.aɪ ˈlɑː.mə/ us /ˌdæl.aɪ ˈlɑː.mə/

Examples from literature

  • According to some accounts the mode of discovering the Dalai Lama is similar to the method, already described, of discovering an ordinary Grand Lama. 
  • He talks of Tibet and the Dalai Lama, and of the great stillness in the heart of the desert. 
  • Mongolia is subject to China, and the Mongols' spiritual superior or pope is the Dalai Lama. 
  • This was a treasure filched from the garden of the Dalai Lama. 

(Definition of “the Dalai Lama” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)