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Gautama

[ gaw-tuh-muh, gou- ]
/ ˈgɔ tə mə, ˈgaʊ- /
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noun
another name for Buddha (def. 1).
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Also called Gautama Buddha.
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Gautama
/ (ˈɡaʊtəmə) /

noun
the Sanskrit form of the family name of Siddhartha, the historical Buddha
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