Lhasa

Definitions of Lhasa
  1. noun
    the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
    synonyms: Forbidden City, Lassa, capital of Tibet
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    national capital
    the capital city of a nation
  2. noun
    a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
    synonyms: Lhasa apso
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    type of:
    terrier
    any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
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