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Falun Gong

[fah-loon koo ng, gong]
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  1. a Chinese system of meditation, martial-arts exercises, and spiritual teachings.
  2. a Chinese sect that practices this system.
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British Dictionary definitions for falun gong

Falun Gong

  1. a modern religious movement combining aspects of Buddhism and Taoism, especially the practice of qi gong, founded by Li Hongzhi in 1992

Word Origin

C20: from Chinese, falun dharma wheel (from fa law, lun wheel) + gong practice
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