Definition of 'lotus'
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This might not surprise anyone who has tried to spend time in the lotus position. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He spent his days sitting in the lotus position on a small platform above a holy fire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can also launch a lotus flower lantern on the lake. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She sits on a lotus flower and carries a lotus in her hand. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)Deep pink lotus flowers seemed to hover above a silken surface. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)In a tank, ghostly lotus blossoms rose above the stars. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)You don't have to sit in a lotus position. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In six months, the lotus position should be bottom on his list of priorities. The Sun (2012)Alongside her name, she has drawn a lotus flower. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The orchestra pit is transformed into a pond full of lotus leaves and blossoms, a symbol of rebirth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I climbed to the second floor and with my finger traced the lotus blossom cut into a capital. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)We were facing one another, inches apart, both in the lotus position. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's got a lotus flower on it, and inside a photo of my mum and nan. The Sun (2013)
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