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1. capital of tibet, forbidden city, lassa, lhasa

the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers

2. lhasa, lhasa apso

a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs

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a city in SW China, capital of Tibet, at an altitude of 3606 m (11 830 ft): for centuries the sacred city of Lamaism and residence of the Dalai Lamas from the 17th century until 1950; known as the Forbidden City because it was closed to Westerners until the beginning of the 20th century; annexed by China in 1951. The Dalai Lama fled after an unsuccessful revolt against Chinese rule in 1959. Pop: 131 000 (2005 est)

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capital of Tibet, China, in the SE part: it is a Buddhist holy city: pop. 106,000

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A city of southwest China, the capital of Tibet. Since the mid-1600s, it has been the official residence of the Dalai Lama and the center of Tibetan Buddhism.

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