Definition of lamasery in English:


Syllabification: la·ma·ser·y
Pronunciation: /ˈläməˌserē

noun (plural lamaseries)

  • A monastery of lamas.
    More example sentences
    • Before we could spend any more time on this somewhat incongruous image of himsa in the lamasery, a lama arrived, waving the keys.
    • T Lobsang Rampa's account of how he grew up in a lamasery was proved to be a fraud when the Daily Mail discovered that ‘Rampa’ was the son of a Devon plumber, whose real name was Cyril Henry Hoskins.
    • There are several lamaseries in and around Kangding.

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