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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈʃeɪmənɪzəm/ or /ˈʃɑːmənɪzəm/

Noun[change]

Singular
shamanism

Plural
none

  1. A kind of religion based on animism (the belief that everything has a spirit), and the practice of special people called shamans.
    Different kinds of shamanism are found all over the world.
    Shamanism is usually practiced by people that others call primitive.
    Siberian and Native American shamanism are not the same, but are a lot alike.
  2. The practice of a shaman.


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