Dalai-lama meaning

dä'lī lä'mə
The traditional temporal head of the dominant sect of Buddhism in Tibet and Mongolia, revered by Tibetan Buddhists as the living incarnation of the bodhisattva of compassion.
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The traditional high priest of Lamaism.
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Origin of dalai-lama

Tibetan Mongolian dalai ocean Tibetan bla-ma monk (so called because he is known as the ocean of compassion) lama