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Definition of the noun pagoda

What does pagoda mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pagodas

  1. an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof
    • example: That is a pagoda.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: temple = place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity

Alternative definition of the noun pagoda


  1. An Asian religious building, especially a multistory Buddhist tower, erected as a shrine or temple.
  2. An ornamental structure, of that design, erected in a park or garden.


Pagoda was an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York. Its last known line-up before the break-up in 2011 consists of Michael Pitt as vocalist and guitarist, along with Reece Carr on drums, Willie Paredes on bass, and Chris Hoffman on cello. Their first self-titled album was released February 27, 2007 through Ecstatic Peace. The name Pagoda comes from the Taoist house of worship of the same name. They began recording their sophomore release in March 2009 at Excello Recording Studios in Brooklyn, New York, with producer Hugh Pool. In October 2009 they released their second career single entitled "Warzone" on their official Myspace page.


  1. "Pagoda": Pagoda is the debut album by Pagoda. It was recorded in Milan, and was released in 2007.
  2. "Pagoda" is a musical album of Richard Turgeon.


"Pagoda" a.k.a. "The pagoda" is a book by Patricia Powell.


Pagoda is a fictional character from the 2001 film The Royal Tenenbaums.


Pagoda is a record label.


  1. The Pagoda is a novelty building, built atop the south end of Mount Penn overlooking Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. It has been a symbol of the city for more than a century.
  2. Pagoda is an unobtrusive variation of an observation tower in the Efteling amusement park in the Netherlands. It was designed by Ton van de Ven and started flying in 1987.

There are other places with in their name, like Sule Pagoda, Baochu Pagoda, Leifeng Pagoda, Songyue Pagoda, Giac Lam Pagoda, Giác Lâm Pagoda, Long Son Pagoda, Phap Lam Pagoda, Thien Mu Pagoda, Botataung Pagoda, Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda, Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Tiger Hill Pagoda, Thien Vuong Pagoda, Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Global Vipassana Pagoda and Small Wild Goose Pagoda.


  1. Pagoda was a unit of currency, a coin made of gold or half gold minted by Indian dynasties as well as the British, the French and the Dutch. It was issued by various dynasties in medieval southern India, including the Kadambas of Hangal, the Kadambas of Goa, and the Vijaynagar Empire. There were two types of pagodas coined by foreign traders. The most valuable was the Star pagoda, worth approximately 8 shillings, issued by the East India Company at Madras. The second was the Porto Novo pagoda, issued by the Dutch at Tuticorin and also by the Nawabs of Arcot, and worth about 25% less than the Star pagoda.
  2. Pagoda: In computer science, a pagoda is a priority queue implemented with a variant of a binary tree. The root points to its children, as in a binary tree. Every other node points back to its parent and down to its leftmost or rightmost descendant leaf. The basic operation is merge or meld, which maintains the heap property. An element is inserted by merging it as a singleton. The root is removed by merging its right and left children. Merging is bottom-up, merging the leftmost edge of one with the rightmost edge of the other.

Phrases with Pagoda

Phrases starting with the word Pagoda:

  1. pagoda tree
  2. Pagoda-Plant
  3. Pagoda Buckwheat
  4. Pagoda Hornsnail
  5. Pagoda Slitshell

Phrases ending with the word Pagoda:

  1. Nassa Pagoda
  2. Bipora Pagoda
  3. Mesalia Pagoda
  4. Quercus pagoda
  5. Terebra Pagoda
  6. Viriola Pagoda
  7. Borestus Pagoda
  8. Gyrotoma pagoda
  9. Phrontis Pagoda
  10. Daphnella Pagoda
  11. Ectomaria Pagoda
  12. Eucithara Pagoda
  13. Eulimetta Pagoda
  14. Lingulina Pagoda
  15. Paralaoma Pagoda

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pagoda

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Google previewEileen Chang (2012)

Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres by Kam Louie

Children's Pagoda refers to a tower built for the purpose of storing the bones of children who die young; hence it is a space that hosts underdeveloped bodies and prematurely stunted souls. A disciple of Lu Xun, Yin Fu writes the poem to ...

Google previewLondon, by David Hughson (1808)

by Edward Pugh

The GitEAT Pagoda is an imitation of the Chinese Taa. The base is a regular octagon, forty-nine feet in diameter; and the superstructure is likewise a regular octagon on its plan, and its elevation composed of ten prisms, •which form the ten ...

Google previewThe Search for a Vanishing Beijing (2008)

A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages by M.A. Aldrich

The pagoda is the oldest building in Peking, having been constructed during the Liao dynasty. For many years, it was enclosed in the grounds of a record company and could not be visited. At the time of writing, the temple buildings to the ...

Google previewA System of Universal Geography, Or, A Description of All the Parts of the World, on a New Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe (1834)

Accompanied with Analytical, Synoptical, and Elementary Tables by Conrad Malte-Brun

The chief pagoda is a mile from the western extremity of the island. It is composed of seven square inclosures, the walls of which are twenty-five feet high , and four thick. These are 350 feet distant from each other, the outward wall being nearly ...

Google previewGlitter Stucco & Dumpster Diving (2004)

Reflections on Building Production in the Vernacular City by John Chase

The Pagoda is the resort you invent because you need to go there.

Google previewReligion: What It Has Been and What It Is (2008)

by Jay G. Williams

The pagoda is a wonderful symbol of how much China transformed Buddhism to suit its own purposes. It was this form of Buddhism that then made its way to Korea and Japan where each culture again transformed it to meet local needs and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena (2007)

by J Gordon Melton

SHWEDAGON PAGODA (MYANMAR) Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred ...

Google previewPublic Papers of the Secretaries General of the United Nations (2010)

by Andrew W. Cordier, Wilder Foote

The Pagoda is a living shrine, focusing the deep religious life of the people as you meet them today, but the stupa — the beauty of which reveals itself fully only when your mind has opened itself to its new melody — dates back 1,000 years, ...

Google previewGod in Chinatown (2003)

Religion and Survival in New York's Evolving Immigrant Community by Kenneth J. Guest

A seven-story pagoda is the most recent addition and opened to great fanfare in September 2002, complete with rituals, parades, and speeches by local and provincial government authorities. Land in China is at a premium, and religious ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Vietnam (2012)

by Martin Zatko, Ron Emmons

North of Nguyen Trai's junction with Chau Van Liem, on tiny Lao Tu, Quan Am Pagoda is the pick of the bunch in this part of town. Set back from the bustle of Cho Lon, it has an almost tangible air of antiquity, enhanced by the film of dust left by ...

Google previewAncient China (eBook) (2002)

by Maria Backus

A pagoda is a sacred Buddhist tower. There may be as few as three or as many as 15 tiers on pagodas. The Chinese believed that a pagoda brought good fortune to the area surrounding it.

Google previewChina's Sacred Sites (2007)

by Shun-xun Nan, Beverly Foit-Albert

Pagoda is the spiritual hub of Mount Wutai. Below: Sacred sites dot the terraced summits of Mount Wutai. in the vast natural world. Right: Xuankong hangs suspended in. 86 Mount Wutai, Five Terrace ...

Google previewThe River of Golden Sand (2010)

The Narrative of a Journey Through China and Eastern Tibet to Burmah by William John Gill, Henry Yule

The pagoda is a plain building of stone, ...

Google previewClever Fresno Girl (2008)

The Travel Writings of Marguerite Thompson Zorach (1908-1915) by Marguerite Zorach, Efram Laurent Burk

The great Pagoda is a short distance outside the city. One rides along smooth, wide roads, deep red in color and on either side lovely homes and bungalows. The vines and flowers are beautiful and the green things luxuriant. The road is ...

Google previewJudson's Burmese-English Dictionary (1893)

by Adoniram Judson, Robert Charles Stevenson

a pagoda slave, cg$o8sGOD5 ; (rebels were compelled to become pagoda slaves in Upper Burma).

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Architecture (2016)

by Allison Lee Palmer

PAGODA. Pagodas originated in Ancient Asia and are most commonly found in Chinese and Japanese Buddhist temple complexes, although they can also be found in Taoist shrines and other places of worship. The building is usually a tall, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of China (2013)

History and Culture by Dorothy Perkins

PAGODA (ta or t'a) A towerlike building associated with temple compounds of the Buddhist religion, which was founded in India in the sixth century B.C. and introduced into China around the first century A.D. Pagodas commonly are made of ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Pagoda, Hyderee Hoon Pagoda, Sultan ee Hoon Sailc Sai, a Mahratta coin Tippoo's faruki Japan copang, old Japan copang, new * This value of the American Eagle is taken from average ataayi of the coins of twelve years. TABLE III.— NEW ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Vietnam (2006)

by Bruce M. Lockhart, William J. Duiker

PAGODA. (Chua. Trtin. Quite). A. famous. pagoda. in. Hanoi. Originally called the Khai Qudc Pagoda, it was first built in the fifth century C.E. on the banks of the Red River near the presentday city of Hanoi. Later, it was moved to a peninsula on ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) (2017)

by Donald M. Seekins

PAGODA SLAVES (HPAYA KYUN). Many Asian societies possess outcast or pariah groups, whose low status usually is associated with pollution and “ unclean” work such as butchers, grave diggers, and executioners—a good example are ...


PAGODA— PAIN. PAINE— PAINTING. caused by stone in the bladder produces pain. other is effected by a vault surmounted by a series of small cupolas, which hide the vault itself. A single cupola, hewn out of the stone, and surmounted by a ...

Google previewThe Zillah dictionary, in the Roman character, explaining ... words used in business in India (1852)

by Charles Philip Brown

PAGODA, The Portugueze word for a Hindu gold coin, bearing the image of " Bhagavati" or Venus. Fra Paolo Bartolomeo, an old traveller in India asserts that the word Pagoda is corrupted from $X sSQ Bhagavati. The Hindus call the pagoda, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1831)

Abridged from the American Dictionary for the Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House by Noah Webster

A laree - A quarter A xeraphim A rupee - A pagoda - A gold rupee, A cash - A viz A pice . A pical A fanam A rupee A crown - A pagoda - A gold rupee A pice A fanam A viz An ana A fiano A rupee An ecu A crown - A pagoda A cori - A fettee - A ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)

by William M. Johnston

Monks of Nipponzan Myohoji chanting in honor of the Lotus Sutra at the Peace Pagoda, North Leverett, Massachusetts. The stupa was built c. 1985. Photo courtesy of the Editor making public sermons but by walking on streets while hitting a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

Of the style of North India Mr Fergnsson gives remarkable, and by no means elegant, examples; as the Black Pagoda at Kannaruc, and temples at Ba- rolli and at Benares. The* chief features are a sort of entrance porch, sometimes walled and ...

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To have saved one human life is worth more than to build a pagoda with seven stories.
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Scrabble value of P3A1G2O1D2A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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