Definition of Falun Gong in English:

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Falun Gong

Pronunciation: /ˌfalən ˈɡɒŋ/
(also Falun Dafa /ˈdafə/)


[mass noun]
1A spiritual exercise and meditation regime with similarities to t’ai chi ch’uan, practised predominantly in China.
Example sentences
  • Falun Gong is a peaceful, spiritual practice without any formal organization, property or membership.
  • According to Li, Falun Gong is a cultivation system aimed at cultivating both human life and nature.
1.1A Taoist-Buddhist sect practising Falun Gong.


1990s: Chinese, literally 'wheel of law', from 'law' + lún 'wheel' (+ gōng 'skill' or dàfǎ 'great method').

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