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Taj Mahal (ˈtɑːdʒ məˈhɑːl Pronunciation for Taj Mahal



  1. a white marble mausoleum in central India, in Agra on the Jumna River: built (1632–43) by the emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal; regarded as the finest example of Mogul architecture

Word Origin

Urdu, literally: crown of buildings

Example Sentences Including 'Taj Mahal'

Outside the Trump Taj Mahal , there were lines of coaches and stretch limousines.
Mark Burnell CHAMELEON (2002)
The annual festival with the Taj Mahal providing the backdrop was organized by the Uttar Pradesh state government.
canada.com (2005)
The decline in tourism means popular attractions such as the Taj Mahal are far less crowded than usual.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The walls were completely covered with picture postcards of faraway landmarks, the pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal.
O'Connor, Joe Desperadoes
The year-long celebrations begin on September 27. Night visits to the Taj Mahal were stopped in 1984 for security reasons.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Unless you happen to be a foreigner at the Taj Mahal in Agra.
India Today
We were staying at the palatial Taj Mahal Hotel in Bombay for the duration of the First Test.
Gooch, Graham Out of the Wilderness


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