Sherpa meaning

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A member of a traditionally Buddhist people of Tibetan ancestry living on the southern side of the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim. In modern times Sherpas have achieved renown as high-altitude porters and expert guides on Himalayan mountaineering expeditions.
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A member of a Tibetan people living on the S slopes of the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal, known for their endurance at high elevations and often serving as guides for foreign mountain climbers.
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A male of the Sherpa people employed as a mountain guide or porter.
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An expert sent by a country's leader to a summit meeting.
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(rare) To serve as a guide or porter for another.
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A Himalayan ethnic group living in Nepal and Tibet.
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The Southern Tibetan language of this group.
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The definition of a Sherpa is a Tibetan person living on the south side of the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal who has excellent skills at climbing mountains.

An example of a Sherpa is a skilled Tibetan mountain climber with endurance at high altitudes.

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A synthetic fabric with a long, thick pile, similar to faux fur, imitation lamb wool, or fleece.
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A fabric with a woolly pile of polyester, cotton, etc., often used for linings of winter clothing.
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Origin of sherpa

  • The verb derives from the noun.
    From Wiktionary