Definitions for shamanˈʃɑ mən, ˈʃeɪ-, ˈʃæm ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaman, priest-doctor(noun)

    in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination

Wiktionary

  1. shaman(Noun)

    A traditional (prescientific) faith healer.

  2. shaman(Noun)

    A member of certain tribal societies who acts as a religious medium between the concrete and spirit worlds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shaman(noun)

    a priest of Shamanism; a wizard among the Shamanists

  2. Origin: [From the native name.]

Freebase

  1. Shaman

    Shaman is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Comics universe and a member of Alpha Flight.

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  1. Ingeborg Oswald:

    I just have to try to get this behind me. I can't continue to hate the shaman. ... I can't let him ruin my life any more than he already has, i need to get beyond it.

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