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twice-born



Pronunciation: (twīs'bôrn'), [key]
adj.
1. Hinduism.of or pertaining to members of the Indian castes of Brahmins, Kshatriyas, and Vaisyas, who undergo a spiritual rebirth and initiation in adolescence.
2. having undergone reincarnation.
3. born-again (def. 1).
4. denoting any moral or religious experience that brings about a major reorientation of a person's character or personality.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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