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[tahzh, tahj] /tɑʒ, tɑdʒ/
a high, conical cap worn in Muslim countries.
Origin of taj
1850-55; < Arabic tāj < Persian: ‘crown, cap’ Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • taj Lamor checked an impatient retort and sighed resignedly.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • “You will learn—” he began, but taj Lamor did not want to hear.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • The feeling reminds one of that which is experienced at the taj Mahal.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • If a man possesses the sentiment of form and proportion, the taj will satisfy him.

    East of Suez Frederic Courtland Penfield
  • A front photograph of the taj gives a good idea of its effect.

    The Critic in the Orient George Hamlin Fitch
British Dictionary definitions for taj


a tall conical cap worn as a mark of distinction by Muslims
Word Origin
via Arabic from Persian: crown, crest
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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