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Taoism (n.)

religious system founded by Lao Tzu (b. 604 B.C.E.), 1838, from Chinese tao "way, path, right way (of life), reason" + -ism.

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Definitions of Taoism from WordNet

Taoism (n.)
a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism;
Taoism (n.)
religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu;
Taoism (n.)
popular Chinese philosophical system based in teachings of Lao-tzu but characterized by a pantheism of many gods and the practices of alchemy and divination and magic;
Synonyms: Hsuan Chiao
Taoism (n.)
philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events;
Synonyms: Daoism
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