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mandyas

[mahn-dee-ahs; English man-dee-uh s, man-dee-uh s]
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noun, plural man·dy·ai [mahn-dee-e] /mɑnˈdi ɛ/, English man·dy·as·es [man-dee-uh-siz] /mænˈdi ə sɪz/ Greek Orthodox Church.
  1. a short, black cloak worn by monks.
  2. a mantle, usually purple, worn by bishops.
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Origin of mandyas

From Greek
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Examples from the Web for mandyas

Historical Examples

  • The Mandyas say that they migrated to Mysore from some place near Tirupati.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • I judge them to be the result of intermarriage between the Maggugans and the Mandyas.

    The Manbos of Mindano

    John M. Garvan

  • The Manskas do not seem to me to be as distinct tribally as are the Manbos and Mandyas.

    The Manbos of Mindano

    John M. Garvan

  • The products of the Manbo loom are not as numerous and artistic as those of the Mandyas.

    The Manbos of Mindano

    John M. Garvan

  • I have been told by Mandyas on several occasions that they were still manbo, that is, still unbaptized.

    The Manbos of Mindano

    John M. Garvan