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Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A Melanesian and Polynesian word (also found in Maori), imported into analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961), denoting a supernatural life force, normally originating from...

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manas

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 126 words.

(Skt.). The intellect or thinking mind. In early Buddhism and present-day Theravāda, manas is regarded as virtually synonymous with

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Manas

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 55 words.

Spanish (Mañas): nickname for a devious person or alternatively for an astute or skillful person, from the plural

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mana

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

noun authority; prestige, charisma; power, influence. [Māori] 1990 nz geographic Besides whatever mana he was conferred with by the tribe

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Maná

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 548 words.

Known as the U2 of rock-en-Español, Mexican band Maná have attracted a huge audience with their prosaic but remarkably popular

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Maná

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Known as the U2 of rock-en-Español, Mexican band Maná have attracted a huge audience with their prosaic but remarkably popular strain of Latin-influenced rock music, winning four Grammy...

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manas

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Regarded by many Indian systems as a sixth sense organ—i.e. a material entity, itself processing subtle material entities, such as thoughts and physical impressions, to the essential self....

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Mana Party

in Dictionary Plus Society and Culture

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture. 135 words.

A political party in New Zealand, the Mana Party was formed in April 2011 by former *Māori Party MP

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Mana-Zucca

Tommie Ewert Carl.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Voice; Keyboard. 1057 words.

Mana-Zucca (25 December 1885–08 March 1981), pianist, singer, and composer, was born Gizella Zuccamanov in New York City, the daughter of Samuel Shepard Zuccamanov (later changed to...

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mana-muncher

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 34 words.

noun informal derogatory a self-important or self-aggrandising Māori. mana-munching noun [see mana] 2009 nz words [the term] Mana

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<i>Rāma-charita-mānas</i>

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 87 words.

Hindi-Avadhi version of the epic Ramayana. Rāma-charita-mānas was written in the 16th cent. by Tulsidās. The work is popularly

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