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Meaning of PAGODA

Pronunciation:  pu'gowdu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof
 

PAGODA is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: temple

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pa*go"da\, n. [Pg. pagoda, pagode, fr.Hind. & Per.
but-kadah a house of idols, or abode of God; Per. but an idol
+ kadah a house, a temple.]
1. A term by which Europeans designate religious temples and
   tower-like buildings of the Hindoos and Buddhists of
   India, Farther India, China, and Japan, -- usually but not
   always, devoted to idol worship.

2. An idol. [R.] --Brande & C.

3. [Prob. so named from the image of a pagoda or a deity (cf.
   Skr. bhagavat holy, divine) stamped on it.] A gold or
   silver coin, of various kinds and values, formerly current
   in India. The Madras gold pagoda was worth about three and
   a half rupees.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a pagoda in your dream, foretells of a short journey.
 
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