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Definition of "pagodas" [pagodas]

  • Plural form of pagoda. (noun)

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Use "pagodas" in a sentence
  • "The many-storeyed towers called pagodas which are a characteristic beauty of Chinese landscapes, are in their origin stupas erected over relics but at the present day can hardly be called temples or religious buildings, for they are not places of worship and generally owe their construction to the dictates of FĂȘng-shui or geomancy."
  • "The governor dealt fraudulently with me in regard to a bargain of cloth and lead, pretending that he had agreed with me only for 4000 pagodas, meaning by this dishonesty to have increased the customs from four per cent. which had been settled, to twelve: and when I insisted upon our agreed terms, he told me roundly, that he, being a _mir_, or descendant of Mahomet, would be believed before any Christian."
  • "COFRAS cleared 1,337 mines and 4,938 items of unexploded ordinance from 24 structures, including temples, pagodas, and schools in the vicinity of Angkor Wat."
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