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noun, plural Sherpas (especially collectively) Sherpa.
a member of a people of Tibetan stock living in the Nepalese Himalayas, who often serve as porters on mountain-climbing expeditions.
(sometimes lowercase) an expert chosen by a chief executive to assist in preparations for a summit meeting.
an official who makes preparations for or assists a government representative or important delegate at a summit meeting or conference
noun (pl) -pas, -pa
a member of a people of Mongolian origin living on the southern slopes of the Himalayas in Nepal, noted as mountaineers


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