Definition of Pagoda. Meaning of Pagoda. Synonyms of Pagoda

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Definition of Pagoda

Pagoda
Pagoda 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.

Meaning of Pagoda from wikipedia

- A pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves common to China, ****an, Korea, Vietnam, Nepal, Myanmar and other parts of Asia. Most pagodas were built...
- [ʃwèdəɡòʊɰ̃ zèdìdɔ̀], lit. 'Golden Dagon Pagoda') and also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda, is a gilded stupa located in Yangon, Myanmar...
- (56 miles) west of the city of Zhengzhou, the Shaolin Monastery and its Pagoda Forest were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010 as part of...
- Pagodas in ****an are called tō (塔, lit. pagoda), sometimes buttō (仏塔, lit. Buddhist pagoda) or tōba (塔婆, lit. pagoda) and historically derive from the...
- Kyaiktiyo Pagoda (Burmese: ဆံတော်ရှင်ကျိုက်ထီးရိုးစေတီတော်မြတ်, pronounced [tɕaiʔtʰíjó pʰəjá]; Mon: ကျာ်သိယဵု, [tɕaiʔ sɔeʔ jɜ̀]; also known as Golden Rock)...
- The pagoda mast was a type of superstructure that was common on ****anese capital ships that were reconstructed during the 1930s in a bid to improve their...
- The pagoda was a unit of currency, a coin made of gold or half-gold minted by Indian dynasties as well as the British, the French and the Dutch. It was...
- A pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves. Pagoda may also refer to: Chinese pagoda ****anese pagoda or Tō Pagoda (Efteling), an observation tower...
- The Yongning Pagoda or Yongning Temple (simplified Chinese: 永宁寺; traditional Chinese: 永寧寺; pinyin: Yǒngníng Sì) in Luoyang was one of the tallest buildings...
- Giant Wild Goose Pagoda or Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Chinese: 大雁塔; pinyin: Dàyàn tǎ, literally "big swan goose pagoda"), is a Buddhist pagoda located in southern...
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