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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Used in India as a title of respect for a man.
  • n. Hinduism Used as a title for a deity or holy man.

Etymologies

Hindi śrī, from Sanskrit, splendor, majesty, honorific pref.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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