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Origin of pagoda
OTHER WORDS FROM pagodapa·go·da·like, adjectivesub·pa·go·da, noun
Words nearby pagoda
Example sentences from the Web for pagoda
She called out, but the pagoda was so high that her voice did not carry down to him.The Chinese Fairy Book|Various
On the evening of the 30th he had, at the general's order, ridden up to the pagoda.On the Irrawaddy|G. A. Henty
Ursula went down the steps of the portico which led to the pagoda at the foot of the garden.Ursula|Honore de Balzac
I resent the pagoda because it means that she will go without a spring hat.
The pagoda in her blooming garden figured the arrangement—how otherwise was it to be named?The Golden Bowl|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for pagoda
Word Origin for pagoda
Cultural definitions for pagoda
A tower with several different stories, each of which has its own roof. Pagodas are common in eastern Asia and originally served religious purposes as memorials or shrines.