Meaning of “Sherpa” in the English Dictionary

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"Sherpa" in British English

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Sherpanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃɜː.pə/ us /ˈʃɝː.pə/

a member of a Himalayan people who are skilled mountain climbers and who are often employed to help visiting climbers

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