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


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  • Yes, I checked for "caught lassa" and "died of lassa", hoping to find people using it to mean "Lassa fever", but they don't.

    July 8, 2008

  • It's a city, qroqqa. I'm deleting it from my list, but thank you anyway, since you just taught me something :-)

    July 8, 2008

  • Hm, I'm not sure that this is a word. It's probably only an element in the words 'Lassa fever' and 'Lassa virus'.

    July 8, 2008