[ suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ səˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of satori
1720–30; <Japanese: noun derivative of v. “to awaken” (sato- aware + -r- formative affix)
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British Dictionary definitions for satori
/ (səˈtɔːrɪ) /
Zen Buddhism the state of sudden indescribable intuitive enlightenment
Word Origin for satori
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