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sri

[sree, shree] /sri, ʃri/
noun
1.
a Hindu title of address prefixed to the name of a deity, holy person, etc.
2.
a respectful title of address prefixed to a man's name in India; Mr.
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  • The word which opens the volley is itself a title of honor "sri."

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  • He rose then and was embraced on both sides of the bosom by sri Yukteswarji.

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  • As always, sri Yukteswar's disciples gathered from far and near.

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British Dictionary definitions for sri

Sri

/ʃriː/
noun (Hinduism)
1.
the consort of Vishnu
2.
a title of honour used when addressing a distinguished Hindu
3.
a polite form of address equating to Mr.
Word Origin
literally: majesty, holiness
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