Definitions for lhasaˈlɑ sə, -sɑ, ˈlæs ə
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Lhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibet, Forbidden City(noun)
the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
Lhasa, Lhasa apso(noun)
a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
Capital of Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region of the Peopleu2019s Republic of China.
Origin: From ལྷ་ས
Lhasa is the administrative capital and a prefecture-level city of the Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. It is the second most populous city on the Tibetan Plateau, after Xining, and at an altitude of 3,490 metres, Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world. The city contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Norbulingka palaces, many of which are located in Chengguan District, the city seat.
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While China continues to tell the world that Tibetans enjoy religious freedom and autonomy, its top official in Lhasa is engaged in an ideological campaign to turn Tibetan monasteries into 'patriotic centers,'.
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