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  • noun Plural form of poojah.

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Examples

  • The demand for these shells, created by the innumerable poojahs and pageants of the Hindoos and Buddhists, was formerly so great that a bounty of sixty thousand rix dollars per annum was paid to the

    The English Governess at the Siamese Court Being Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok

  • I forget every minute that YOU do not recognise the essential identity of your own taboos and poojahs and fetiches with the similar and often indistinguishable taboos and poojahs and fetiches of savages generally.

    The British Barbarians

  • The demand for these shells, created by the innumerable poojahs and pageants of the Hindoos and Buddhists, was formerly so great that a bounty of sixty thousand rix dollars per annum was paid to the British government for the privilege of fishing for them; but this demand finally ceased, and the revenue became not worth collecting.

    The English Governess at the Siamese Court

  • "Will you renounce all idolatry, feasts, poojahs, and caste?"

    Pioneers and Founders or, Recent Workers in the Mission field

  • Visitors who are not actual worshipers crowd temples/kovils during poojah time and crowd out actual users and disturb the sanctity and value of the poojahs

    groundviews

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