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mantapa

or man·tap·pa

[muhn-tuh-puh]
noun
  1. a porch or vestibule of a Brahman temple.
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Origin of mantapa

< Hindi maṇḍap < Sanskrit maṇḍapa
Also called chaori.
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  • A mantapa is an open temple, or halting-place for an idol on procession days.

    Old Daniel

    Thomas Hodson