lamasery lamasery

Definition(s):

  • (n) a monastery for lamas

Usage(s):

  1. After their head lama died in 1883, the monks of the Buddhist lamasery of Naribanchin Sume in Outer Mongolia went to work at once.
  2. As the High Lama's torchlit funeral procession winds across the lamasery, they flee into the cold.
  3. The temple is a working lamasery so it's closed early in the mornings for prayer.
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/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /