lotus position

noun
a standard seated posture for yoga, with legs intertwined, left foot over right thigh, and right foot over left thigh.

Origin:
1960–65

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lotus position
 
n
a seated cross-legged position used in yoga, meditation, etc

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Example sentences
It is the image of a deity sitting in lotus position with his head turned in profile.
They sit in lotus position and then hop around on mats, while still in lotus position.
Put down the processed cheese and take up the lotus position instead.
He took a seat on a chair in the middle of the stage and tucked his legs up under him in the lotus position.
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