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Sangha

[ suhng-guh ]
/ ˈsʌŋ gə /
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noun
a community of Buddhist monks.
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Origin of Sangha

First recorded in 1855–60, Sangha is from the Sanskrit word saṅgha
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British Dictionary definitions for Sangha

Sangha
/ (ˈsɑnˌɡə) /

noun
  1. the Buddhist community
  2. (in Theravada Buddhism) the monastic order

Word Origin for Sangha

from Sanskrit: group, congregation
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