"pagoda" Definition

  1. n. 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. n. An idol.
  3. n. 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.

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Position in dictionary: 70271 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "pagoda": 1
Words that end with "pagoda": 1
Words that contain "pagoda": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of pagoda

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