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suttee

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hinduism
sutteesut‧tee /ˈsʌtiː $ sʌˈtiː, ˈsʌtiː/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 RRHthe ancient custom in the Hindu religion of burning a wife with her husband when he dies
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sutteeAfter discussing this particular case of suttee, the diners went on to remember past incidents of the same nature.The last thing a cocky little man like Hatton would want was a kind of spiritual suttee.
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