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Theravada

[ther-uh-vah-duh] /ˌθɛr əˈvɑ də/
noun, Buddhism.
1.
Hinayanist name for Hinayana.
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Theravada

/ˌθɛrəˈvɑːdə/
noun
1.
the southern school of Buddhism, the name preferred by Hinayana Buddhists for their doctrines
Word Origin
from Pali: doctrine of the elders
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