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  • n. Plural form of lamasery.

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Examples

  • So that people could locate the Capsule 5000 years later, Westinghouse published a special book and sent copies to libraries, temples, monasteries and lamaseries -- everywhere they thought a book had a chance of surviving the millennia.

    Boing Boing

  • While boy novices at the Longwu Temple in Qinghai province chanted late afternoon sutras in a gilded prayer hall last week, older monks sat nearby sharing news they got from colleagues via wireless phone about arrests and body counts at other lamaseries across the region.

    The Next Saffron Revolution

  • Harvard reminded him of what he had read of the ancient lamaseries of Tibet.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • Buddhist temples and lamaseries damaged or destroyed in the 1930s; Goldwater and Marshall Scholar; speaks Spanish, Russian and Mongolian; student government senator; Jazz Repertory Band sax player; high school assistant debate coach.

    USATODAY.com

  • He had a blend of fierceness he had seldom seen equalled by the best of his tribe and a gentleness seen in some of the teachers who came to his people from the lamaseries to teach the words of Buddha.

    The Eternal Mercenary

  • They were Tibetan mastiffs, such as are to be seen chained in the court yards of lamaseries.

    The Jungle Girl

  • Scattered throughout Tibet are upward of three thousand monasteries, or lamaseries.

    Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

  • (I have drunk cocktails in Y.M. C.A. lamaseries, and helped fallen lamas to bed.)

    A Book of Prefaces

  • The principal thesis in M. Alexandre Bertrand's book on the religion of the Gauls is that druidism was not an isolated institution in antiquity, without analogy, but that its parallel is to be looked for in the lamaseries which still survive in Tatary and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • The lamaseries in Central Asia are, like the cathedrals in Europe, the most imposing monuments of religious life; but while the spires and domes of the latter tower above the teeming city and look down upon all the refinements and activities of civilization, these rude sanctuaries of Buddhism are frequently situated in the most secluded and sometimes even in the most inaccessible spots on the rugged Tibetan plateau.

    With the Tibetans in Tent and Temple: Narrative of Four Years' Residence on the Tibetan Borders, and of a Journey into the Far Interior

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