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[jah-tuh-kuh] /ˈdʒɑ tə kə/
noun, Buddhism.
a collection of fables, many concerning former lives of the Buddha. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • After a while she made up her mind to relate a Jataka story that night.

    Little Sky-High Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The fashion is universal among savages; it descends to the Buddha's Jataka, or parables, to Æsop and La Fontaine.

  • But one night she had said instead, "Now let me tell you a Jataka story!"

    Little Sky-High Hezekiah Butterworth

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