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 Lalla Rookh [tulip cheek]La’maïsm [Tibetan, Blama, spiritual teacher]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
La’ma,
 
among the Mongols, means the priestly order. Hence the religion of the Mongols and Calmucs is termed Lamaism. The Grand Lamas wear yellow caps, the subordinate Lamas red caps. (See GRAND LAMA.)   1
 


 Lalla Rookh [tulip cheek]La’maïsm [Tibetan, Blama, spiritual teacher]. 

 
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