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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Lha•saˈlɑ sə, -sɑ, ˈlæs ə(n.)

  1. the capital of Tibet, in SW China: sacred city of Lamaism. 310,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. Lhasa, Lhasa apso(noun)

    a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs

Wiktionary

  1. Lhasa(ProperNoun)

    Capital of Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region of the Peopleu2019s Republic of China.

  2. Origin: From ལྷ་ས

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  1. Lhasa

    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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