[ muhn-tuh-puh ]
/ ˈmʌn tə pə /
a porch or vestibule of a Brahman temple.
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Also called chaori.
Origin of mantapa
< Hindi maṇḍap < Sanskrit maṇḍapa
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Example sentences from the Web for mantapa
A mantapa is an open temple, or halting-place for an idol on procession days.Old Daniel|Thomas Hodson