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  • n. A monumental tower, usually ornate, at the entrance of a temple, especially in Southern India.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In India, especially in the south, a pyramidal tower over the gateway of a temple. Also gopuram.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit गोपुर (gó-pura).

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