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Noun: Lhasa  laa-sa
  1. The sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
    - Lassa, capital of Tibet, Forbidden City
  2. A breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
    - Lhasa apso

Type of: national capital, terrier

Part of: Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang

Encyclopedia: Lhasa, Tibet