English Dictionary

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

English Dictionary

Taj Mahal  (ˈtɑːdʒ məˈhɑːl



  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


Log in to comment on this word.