[tahzh, tahj]

Origin of taj

1850–55; < Arabic tāj < Persian: ‘crown, cap’
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Contemporary Examples of taj

Historical Examples of taj

  • “You will learn—” he began, but Taj Lamor did not want to hear.

    The Black Star Passes

    John W Campbell

  • Taj Lamor checked an impatient retort and sighed resignedly.

    The Black Star Passes

    John W Campbell

  • The feeling reminds one of that which is experienced at the Taj Mahal.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • If a man possesses the sentiment of form and proportion, the Taj will satisfy him.

    East of Suez

    Frederic Courtland Penfield

  • A front photograph of the Taj gives a good idea of its effect.

    The Critic in the Orient

    George Hamlin Fitch

British Dictionary definitions for taj


  1. a tall conical cap worn as a mark of distinction by Muslims

Word Origin for taj

via Arabic from Persian: crown, crest
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