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[nich] /nɪtʃ/ noun 1. an ornamental recess in a wall or the like, usually semicircular in plan and arched, as for a statue or other decorative object. 2. a place or position suitable or appropriate for a person or thing: to find one’s niche in the business world. 3. a distinct segment of a market. […]
[nich-er-uh n; Japanese nee-chee-ren] /ˈnɪtʃ ər ən; Japanese ˈni tʃi rɛn/ noun 1. (Zennichi; Zenshobo Rencho) 1222–82, Japanese Buddhist monk: founder of Nichiren Buddhism. /ˈniːtʃiːˌrɛn/ noun 1. a Buddhist sect of Japan based on the teachings of the Buddhist priest Nichiren (1222–82), who claimed that the Lotus Sutra contained the only way to enlightenment
[nich-er-uh n] /ˈnɪtʃ ər ən/ noun 1. a doctrine of salvation based on the Lotus Sutra.
[nik-uh-luh s, nik-luh s] /ˈnɪk ə ləs, ˈnɪk ləs/ noun 1. of Cusa [kyoo-zuh] /ˈkyu zə/ (Show IPA), 1401–1464, German cardinal, mathematician, and philosopher. German Nikolaus von Cusa. 2. Grand Duke, 1856–1929, Russian general in World War I. 3. Saint, flourished 4th century a.d, bishop in Asia Minor: patron saint of Russia; protector of children […]