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suttee

noun [U] uk   /ˈsʌt.iː/ ( also sati) us  
the Hindu custom, no longer legal, of a woman being burned alive in the same fire as that in which her dead husband's body is burned
Translations of “suttee”
in Chinese (Traditional) (印度)殉夫自焚…
in Chinese (Simplified) (印度)殉夫自焚…
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