Lhasa (n.)

  1. the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers

    [ Syn: lhasa , lassa , capital of tibet , forbidden city ]

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

    [ Syn: lhasa , lhasa apso ]

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