a dome-shaped memorial alleged to contain relics of Buddha or a Buddhist saint; stupa; chaitya.
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How to use dagoba in a sentence
The dagoba resembles the temple of Bhood, but is only about half its size; the spire is covered with plates of copper, gilt.A Journey to Katmandu | Laurence Oliphant
For an account of the present condition of this dagoba at Bintenne, see Vol.
At the latter she obtained admission to the temple of dagoba, which contains a precious relic of Buddha, namely, one of his teeth.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century | W. H. Davenport Adams
The different forms given to the dagoba, and to their temples and palaces, would illustrate this remark.The Mission to Siam, and Hu the Capital of Cochin China, in the Years 1821-2 | George Finlayson
On the sloping sides of the hill at this place, is built a small Pra-cha-di or dagoba.The Mission to Siam, and Hu the Capital of Cochin China, in the Years 1821-2 | George Finlayson
British Dictionary definitions for dagoba
a dome-shaped shrine containing relics of the Buddha or a Buddhist saint
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