Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of dzong.

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Examples

  • Bhutan didn't exist as a unified state until the 17th century, when a warrior-monk named Ngawang Namgyal built a network of fortress-monasteries, called dzongs, which to this day are the religious and political centers of the country.

    Fierce Imagery, Serene Tone

  • Until 50 years ago, the dzongs controlled all public life: Commercial decisions were made there, disputes were settled, boys became monks.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • Most of the art on display comes from these dzongs.

    Fierce Imagery, Serene Tone

  • Until 50 years ago, the dzongs controlled all public life: Commercial decisions were made there, disputes were settled, boys became monks.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • Until 50 years ago, the dzongs controlled all public life: Commercial decisions were made there, disputes were settled, boys became monks.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • From then on, dzongs were out, and pop culture was in.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • One afternoon, I asked him to write down the names and patron saints of the dzongs we had visited, while I took a much-needed unaccompanied walk.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • One afternoon, I asked him to write down the names and patron saints of the dzongs we had visited, while I took a much-needed unaccompanied walk.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • From then on, dzongs were out, and pop culture was in.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • Throughout our journey we visited dzongs, and monasteries, where monks still practice the ancient practice of Tibetan Buddhism.

    Photo Journeys: Alison Wright: Visit Bhutan and Return Home with Gross National Happpiness

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