How to use Lhasa in a sentence
Stuck at home, Wortley began rereading My Journey to Lhasa and started plotting to set off like David-Néel.Recreating Historical Adventures in Old-Fashioned Gear | Ailsa Ross | November 12, 2020 | Outside Online
Once, she called home all excited about her new Lhasa apso—a $500 dog!The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis | Richard Ben Cramer | January 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Any cars coming from Lhasa are immediately stopped and searched," says one local, "What have we done to deserve this?Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolation Suicides Go Viral | Melinda Liu | March 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He had a ferocious temper, growing so angry at times his body shook as he stood on the shiny floor of his winter palace in Lhasa.
From the western Tibetan town of Ngari, I was taken to Lhasa, where I was thrown into a detention camp.
The most interesting feature of Langkor is an ancient temple, an appanage of the great Drophung monastery of Lhasa.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
All four had come in autumn, and were waiting for the warmer season to proceed to Lhasa, and return thence home again.
Even the Chinese in Lhasa, I said, had treated us pleasantly and had left us the fullest freedom.
Still marching south-westwards we approached at an acute angle the great main road between Lhasa and Ladak, the so-called tasam.
We expected good news from Lhasa, and were glad that the people in Saka had granted the permission I had asked for.
British Dictionary definitions for Lhasa
a city in SW China, capital of Tibet, at an altitude of 3606 m (11 830 ft): for centuries the sacred city of Lamaism and residence of the Dalai Lamas from the 17th century until 1950; known as the Forbidden City because it was closed to Westerners until the beginning of the 20th century; annexed by China in 1951. The Dalai Lama fled after an unsuccessful revolt against Chinese rule in 1959. Pop: 131 000 (2005 est)
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