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 an Asian tiered tower with multiple eaves common to Nepal, China, ****an, Korea, Vietnam and other parts of Asia. Most pagodas were built to...
- [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...
- 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...
- / 19.22806°N 72.8060528°E / 19.22806; 72.8060528 The Global Vip****ana Pagoda is a Meditation dome hall with a capacity to seat around 8,000 Vip****ana...
- A Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa; a monument to inspire peace, designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds, and to help unite them...
- The Sakyamuni Pagoda of Fogong Temple (simplified Chinese: 佛宫寺释迦塔; traditional Chinese: 佛宮寺釋迦塔; pinyin: Fógōng Sì Shìjiā Tǎ) of Ying County, Shanxi province...
- Yasaka Pagoda (****anese: 八坂の塔), also known as Tower of Yasaka and Yasaka-no-to, is a Buddhist pagoda located in Kyoto, ****an. The 5-story tall pagoda is the...
- 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...
- Wild Goose Pagoda or Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Chinese: 大雁塔; pinyin: Dàyàn tǎ, literally "big swan goose pagoda"), is a monumental Buddhist pagoda located in...
- A pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves. Pagoda may also refer to: Chinese pagoda ****anese pagoda Korean pagoda Pagoda (Efteling), an observation...