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One entry found for mahatma.
Main Entry: ma·hat·ma
Pronunciation: mschwa-primarystresshät-mschwa, -primarystresshat-
Function: noun
Etymology: from Sanskrit (ancient language of India) mahamacrtman "great-souled," from mahat "great" and amacrtman "self, soul"
: a person respected for being noble, wise, and unselfish -- used as a title of honor especially by Hindus

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