- a high, conical cap worn in Muslim countries.
Origin of taj
1850–55; < Arabic tāj < Persian: ‘crown, cap’
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Examples from the Web for taj
Much like the Taj Mahal, Revel opened in classically gaudy Atlantic City style in April 2012—with a sunrise Champagne toast.
I finally come across the only thing open tonight at the Taj: a deli called GO, the sort of place you might find in Penn Station.
Enter the Taj Group, with its astute understanding of the needs of the well-heeled and the well-traveled.Lush Places: The Scotland of India
March 25, 2014
Third, he started writing Indian-style songs, all curry powder and souvenirs from the Taj Mahal, very solemn.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers
February 9, 2014
The trip, for a charity Trierweiler has supported since before Hollande's election, includes a Taj Mahal gala.Francois Hollande Announces Breakup with First Lady Valerie Trierweiler
January 26, 2014
“You will learn—” he began, but Taj Lamor did not want to hear.
Taj Lamor checked an impatient retort and sighed resignedly.
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
- a tall conical cap worn as a mark of distinction by Muslims
via Arabic from Persian: crown, crest
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