[ muh-hahl ]


  1. a palace or mansion.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mahal1

From the Arabic word maḥall “place, area”

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Example Sentences

Much like the Taj Mahal, Revel opened in classically gaudy Atlantic City style in April 2012—with a sunrise Champagne toast.

I am watching the sunrise from the 39th floor of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Third, he started writing Indian-style songs, all curry powder and souvenirs from the Taj Mahal, very solemn.

The trip, for a charity Trierweiler has supported since before Hollande's election, includes a Taj Mahal gala.

“We took this digusting little corporate convention room and turned it into a mini Taj Mahal,” he says with a grin.

India has many notable temples and ruins, but for sheer beauty nothing can compare with the Taj Mahal, at Agra.

Even the splendid palaces and magnificent monuments, such as the Taj Mahal, were built largely by forced, unpaid labor.

In his description of the Taj-Mahal of Agra, that veritable eighth wonder of the world, he calls it "a poem in marble."

The icy distinctness of his words showed that the significance of the little comedy played by Nur Mahal had not escaped him.

Nur Mahal, having taken leave of them with her accustomed grace, rested in a small tent which was carried by a pack animal.


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