HyperDic: lhasa

English > 2 senses of the word Lhasa:
NOUNlocationLhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibet, Forbidden Citythe sacred city of Lamaism
animalLhasa, Lhasa apsoa breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
Lhasa > pronunciation
Soundslaa'sah
Rhymesbalsa ... Walesa: 36 rhymes with sah...
English > Lhasa: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers.
SynonymsLassa, capital of Tibet, Forbidden City
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
Part ofTibet, Thibet, Xizang, SitsangAn autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China
Spanishcapital del Tíbet, Lhasa
Catalancapital del Tíbet, Lhasa
English > Lhasa: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs.
SynonymLhasa apso
BroaderterrierAny of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally / originally trained to hunt animals living underground
SpanishLhasa apso
CatalanLhasa apso

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