- lamar, lucius quintus cincinnatus,
Origin of lama
Examples from the Web for lama
The father confessed to the abuse, mentioning to the judge that he believed that Lama was behaving inappropriately.
Lama Fakih, a Syria country researcher at Human Rights Watch, explains the legal repercussions of indiscriminate weapons.Inside the Free Syrian Army’s ‘Candy Factories,’ the Secret Rebel Arms Workshops|Anna Therese Day|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A Tibetan lama believes he cured his gangrene-stricken leg by meditating for a year.
It was not seemly that the lama, and incidentally himself, should be thrown aside for such an one.
The lama jibbed at the open door of a crowded third-class carriage.
The lama had squatted limply, still holding by the door-post.
We spoke together a few minutes longer, after which I went home, all the while thinking of the lama's statements.The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ|Nicolas Notovitch
The most potent of these Lama sovereigns is the Bandchan-Remboutchi.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc
Word Origin for lama
"Buddhist priest of Mongolia or Tibet," 1650s, from Tibetan blama "chief, high priest," with silent b-. Related: Lamasery.