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Definition of the noun lhasa

What does lhasa mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Lhasas

  1. a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Lhasa: Lhasa apso
    • more generic word: terrier = any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground

Place

Lhasa is the administrative capital of Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It is the second most populous city on the Tibetan Plateau after Xining and, at an altitude of 3,490 metres, Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world. The city contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Norbulingka palaces, many of which are located in Chengguan District, the city seat.

Person

Who is Lhasa?

Lhasa a.k.a. Lhasa de Sela, also known by the mononym Lhasa, was an American-born singer-songwriter who was raised in Mexico and the United States, and divided her adult life between Canada and France. Her first album, La Llorona, went platinum in Canada and brought Lhasa a Félix Award and a Juno Award.

Groups

  1. Lhasa is a musical group.
  2. Lhasa is a musical group.
    • also known as Lhasa (Japan)
    • album: "The Harsh Words as the Sun"

Music

  1. "Lhasa" is the third and final album by Canadian singer Lhasa, released in 2009 on Warner Music. It is her only album entirely sung in English. The album was nominated for the 2009 Polaris Music Prize on June 15, 2009.
  2. "Lhasa" is a musical album of La'cryma Christi.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  3. "Lhasa" is a composition.

Writings

"Lhasa" is a book by Perceval Landon.

  • also known as "Lhasa: an account of the country and people of central Tibet and of the progress of the mission sent there by the English government in the year 1903-4"; "Lhasa: an account of the country and people of central Tibet, and of the progress of the mission sent there by the English Government in the year 1903-4"
  • subjects: Tibet, Asia, History, China, Far East, Holiday, Great Britain, Foreign relations

Miscellanea

  1. The Lhasa Prefecture is a prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. The principal centre is the city of Lhasa, also the capital of the region and cultural centre of Tibet.
  2. Lhasa: In computing, Lhasa refers to two different applications.

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Google previewTibet China (2003)

Travel Guide by Caidan An

Lhasa is the transportation hubbub of Tibet. The Qinghai-Tibet Highway, Sichuan - Tibet Highway and...

Google previewThe Hidden Revelation (2015)

“My passion is Spirituality; my mission is to end homelessness and hunger.” by Morson Livingston

Lhasa is the administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). It is at an altitude of...

Google previewTibet. Ediz. Inglese (2008)

by Bradley Mayhew, Robert Kelly, John Vincent Bellezza

QINGHAI–TIBET HIGHWAY The 1115km road journey between Golmud and Lhasa is the subject of an ancient Chinese...

Google previewThe Week's Progress (1903)

A Select Review of World News & Views

sent into Tibet Hindu surveyors disguised as Buddhist pilgrims, and genuine Buddhist pilgrims frequently make the journey from other Asiatic countries, since Lhasa is the sacred city — the Rome rather than the Jerusalem — of Buddhism.

Google previewThe Search-light (1903)

A Condensed Weekly of the News and Progress of the World

sent into Tibet Hindu surveyors disguised as Buddhist pilgrims, and genuine Buddhist pilgrims frequently make the journey from other Asiatic countries, since Lhasa is the sacred city —the Rome rather than the Jerusalem— of Buddhism.

Google previewThe Heart of Tibet (2007)

by Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

ham Lhasa is the place where all trade and pilgrimage routes converge and people, goods and information meet. The biggest city of Tibet, it traces back its origin to the time of the construction of the Ramoche and the Jokhang Temples in the ...

Google previewCommoners and Nobles (2005)

Hereditary Divisions in Tibet by Heidi Fjeld

Today, Lhasa is an urban exception, as Tibet still is. 15 Introduction Overview of ...

Google previewUrban Diversities – Environmental and Social Issues (2012)

by Marino Bonaiuto, Mirilia Bonnes, Anna M Nenci, Giuseppe Carrus

Lhasa is the least polluted city in China, surrounded by a region of abundant blue sky, clean water, and fresh air. The sun shines on average 3,000 hours annually. It is recognized as a cultural and environmental factor that has influenced ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Meditation (1998)

by Joan Budilovsky

Lhasa is a city in Tibet (now a Chinese province in western China) to which many have made pilgrim ages. Once the seat of the Tibetan government, Lhasa ...

Google previewTrekking in Tibet (1999)

A Traveler's Guide by Gary McCue

Because small towns have no landfill system or garbage collection service, Lhasa is the best place to dispose of the trek refuse. Or, if your trip ends in Nepal, take it to Kathmandu. Otherwise your trash may end up thrown in a pile behind your ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of China (2013)

History and Culture by Dorothy Perkins

Lhasa has been the political, cultural and economic center of Tibet for more than 350 years. The city, with a population of more than 100,000, lies in ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

Lhasa is the capital. Owing to its unapproachable- ness and the consequent mystery enshrouding it, Tibet has from time long past been the goal of many exploring expeditions. In government, was permitted to enter the forbidden city. History.

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

Lhasa is the capital. Owing to its unapproachableness and the consequent mystery enshrouding it, Tibet has from time long past been the goal of many exploring expeditions. In government, was permitted to enter the forbidden city. History.

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Small photo of LHASA,TIBET/CHINA-MAY 11: Jokhang Temple and prayers on May 11,2017 in Lhasa, Tibet, China. The temple is located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa, is Tibet first Buddhist temple.Small photo of the Potala Palace and pagodas in the sunrise glow, Lhasa, TibetSmall photo of the Potala Palace and pagodas in the sunrise glow, Lhasa, TibetSmall photo of Lhasa scenerySmall photo of LHASA,TIBET/CHINA-MAY 11: Jokhang Temple and prayers on May 11,2017 in Lhasa, Tibet, China. The temple is located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa, is Tibet first Buddhist templeSmall photo of LHASA,TIBET/CHINA-MAY 11: Jokhang Temple and prayers on May 11,2017 in Lhasa, Tibet, China. The temple is located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa, is Tibet first Buddhist templeSmall photo of LHASA, TIBET - May 31,2016: Two Buddhist monks Climbing steps at the Sera Monastery near Lhasa Tibet More...

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