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shaman

view main entry for shamannoun [countable]  /ˈʃɑmən/  /ˈʃeɪmən/ 
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shamanism

  /ˈʃɑməˌnɪzəm/  /ˈʃeɪməˌnɪzəm/  noun [uncountable]
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