from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a traditionally Buddhist people of Tibetan descent living on the southern side of the Himalaya Mountains in Nepal and Sikkim. In modern times Sherpas have achieved world renown as expert guides on Himalayan mountaineering expeditions.
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- proper n. A Himalayan ethnic group living in Nepal and Tibet.
- proper n. The Southern Tibetan language of this group.
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- n. a member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers
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Tsherin Sherpa is one of the expatriate artists, currently living in Oakland, California.
ME: One of the artists, Tsherin Sherpa created a piece in the exhibition entitled "Chaos Theory: Butterfly Effect."
We talked earlier this week with Michael Froman; he is what I guess you call the Sherpa for the U.S.
"Chaos Theory: Butterfly Effect" by Tsherin Sherpa (Image courtesy of the Rubin Museum)
Our porters were prearranged through the guidance of a young but incredibly mature and strong 24-year old Sherpa named Pemba (last name Sherpa).
Now Chuck Schumer of New York, a lot of people familiar with him, he is the so-called Sherpa, the one who will be guiding Sonia Sotomayor through the process, trying to wrangle as much support as he can.
An international network of legal experts called Sherpa and the
There is something called a Sherpa -- really, someone who walks him through the process here, through some of those pitfalls and minelands (ph), if you will.
Crisscrossed black panels on the front and red panels running down the back conjure the image of a Sherpa, which is fitting because the Canadian speedskaters 'mission is to scale the Olympic podium.
We all ended up at a place called Sherpa, which was a little Naples and Tibetan restaurant with amazing ribs.