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Om

[awm] /ɔm/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
a mantric word thought to be a complete expression of Brahman and interpreted as having three sounds representing Brahma or creation, Vishnu or preservation, and Siva or destruction, or as consisting of the same three sounds, representing waking, dreams, and deep sleep, along with the following silence, which is fulfillment.
Also, Aum.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Sanskrit
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British Dictionary definitions for om's

om

abbreviation
1.
Oman

Om

/əʊm/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) a sacred syllable typifying the three gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva, who are concerned in the threefold operation of integration, maintenance, and disintegration
Word Origin
from Sanskrit

OM

abbreviation
1.
Oman (international car registration)

OM

abbreviation
1.
Order of Merit (a Brit title)
symbol
2.
(currency) (the former) Ostmark
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Word Origin and History for om's

om

mystical word in Hinduism, Buddhism; an utterance of assent, 1788.

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Related Abbreviations for om's

om

Oromo

OM

  1. Order of Merit
  2. Oriental male
  3. otitis media
  4. outcomes management
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