Lhasa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lhasa a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
    • n Lhasa the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

The Pontiffs of Lhasa and Urga know and possess her mystery.
"Beasts, Men and Gods" by Ferdinand Ossendowski
You is Eulopean missionary, very bad man; you want to go to Lhasa.
"Hilda Wade" by Grant Allen
Naturally China has been provoked to instruct her resident at Lhasa to maintain her rights.
"The Awakening of China" by W.A.P. Martin
The head of it was the prelate commonly known as the Grand Lama and resident at Lhasa.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
LHASA AND ITS MYSTERIES.
"A Selection of Books published by Methuen and Co. Ltd., London, 36, Essex Street, W.C" by Anonymous
There are towns in Asia with names which impress us as soon as we hear them, like Jerusalem, Mecca, Benares, Lhasa.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
The Potala at Lhasa .
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
LHASA AND ITS MYSTERIES.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
These dreams, full of political menace to ourselves, have, I think, been dispelled by Lord Curzon's timely expedition to Lhasa.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
Chinese at Lhasa, 234.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
***

In news:

Two Tibetans set themselves on fire Sunday in the first such protests against Chinese rule in Lhasa, the tightly controlled Tibetan capital.
Lhasa Apso MALE 4 YEARS OLD  Lead Hill, AR.
8-year-old Lhasa Apso mix named Ethel.
Our Pet of the Week on Thursday is an 8-year-old female Lhasa Apso mix named Ethel.
The Lhasa Apso originated in Tibet, where documentation on the breed exists from as far back as 800 B.C.
A young man on a motorcycle near Lhasa .
Lhasa Dreams Orville Schell examines the idea of Tibet in the collective imagination.
"Mr. Gibbs", an 8-Year-Old Lhasa Apso.
8-year-old Lhasa Apso named Mr Gibbs.
Prancer is a three year old male Lhasa Apso mix.
It resembles the Tibetan Spaniel, Lhasa Apso and Pekingese, which also originated in this area of the world.
Photo by Matthew White Baby, a Lhasa apso, is cycled around Berlin this summer by her owner †a sight that delighted an American visitor.
Less than a month ago, Evette, a Lhasa apso mix, was rescued from a puppy mill in Edgefield County, S.C. Now, she's healthy enough to find a new home, but her trauma is still evident.
A seven-year-old Lhasa Apso named Elizabeth ended up winning Best in Show.
A Diamond Lhasa Apso Is Forever.
***

In science:

The ARGO-YBJ experiment is under way over the next few years at Yangba jing High Altitude Cosmic Ray Laboratory (4300 m a.s.l., 606 g/cm2), 90 km North to Lhasa (Tibet, P.R.
Results from the ARGO-YBJ Test Experiment
***