Definition for lamas (2 of 2)
Origin of lama
Examples from the Web for 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|DAILY BEAST
The lamas—that is, the hierarchy—were losing their hold on the people.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
We rode up to the gate, and the expression of the Lamas outside, who thought we were coming in, was enough for me.Intimate China|Mrs. Archibald Little
To extricate themselves from this embarrassment, they had recourse to the Lamas, who had the reputation of being diviners.
Goucho is a title of honour, given to the Lamas by the Thibetians.
He says the Lamas are an order of priests among the Western Tartars.
British Dictionary definitions for lamas
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.