or man·tap·pa



a porch or vestibule of a Brahman temple.

Origin of mantapa

< Hindi maṇḍap < Sanskrit maṇḍapa
Also called chaori. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mantapa

Historical Examples of mantapa

  • A mantapa is an open temple, or halting-place for an idol on procession days.

    Old Daniel

    Thomas Hodson