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Lhasa  n.  
The capital city of Tibet; it is the sacred city of Lamaism.
Synonyms: Lassa, Lasa, capital of Tibet.
A breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs; also called Lhasa apso.
Synonyms: Lhasa apso.

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"Lhasa" Quotes from Famous Books

... family. Coming, as it thus did, quite unexpectedly, it is doubly welcome, and I do heartily thank you for this proof of your greatly valued friendship. It will prove to be one of four works of greatest interest to me of any published since Darwin's "Origin," the others being Waddell's "Lhasa," Scott's "Antarctic Voyage," and Mill's "Siege ...
— Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences Vol 2 (of 2) • James Marchant

Words linked to "Lhasa" :   Lassa, Sitsang, Tibet, terrier, national capital, Forbidden City, Xizang, Lhasa apso

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