- Car·los Sa·a·ve·dra [kahr-laws sah-ah-ve-drah] /ˈkɑr lɔs ˌsɑ ɑˈvɛ drɑ/. Saavedra Lamas, Carlos.
- a priest or monk in Lamaism.
Origin of lama
Related Words for lamascleric, father, monk, preacher, elder, rector, lama, friar, vicar, curate, divine, ecclesiastic, pontiff, padre, clergyperson
Examples from the Web for lamas
Contemporary Examples of lamas
The stress of becoming parents after only a year of knowing each other and being married was tearing Richie and Lamas apart.Too Close for Comfort: ‘Couples Therapy’ for Courtney Stodden on VH1
Maria Elena Fernandez
October 1, 2012
Historical Examples of lamas
All the lamas of the convent, with their chief, stood about it, when we entered the court.The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ
And who better than the Lamas could make peace between God and him?
In this condition he was dragged before the Lamas, only to be decapitated!
He received two hundred lashes with whips, wielded by two Lamas.
The party then continued their career, the Lamas having fallen in.
- a priest or monk of Lamaism
Word Origin for lama
Word Origin and History for lamas
"Buddhist priest of Mongolia or Tibet," 1650s, from Tibetan blama "chief, high priest," with silent b-. Related: Lamasery.