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Brah·man·ism(brä′mə-nĭz′əm) also Brah·min·ism (brä′mĭ-)
1. The religious practices and beliefs of ancient India as reflected in the Vedas.
2. The social and religious system of orthodox Hindus, especially of the Brahmins, based on a caste structure and various forms of pantheism.