Definition of Dagabas
1. dagaba [n] - See also: dagaba
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dagabas
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dagabas (current term)
Literary usage of Dagabas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. In Old Ceylon by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"CHAPTER XVI THE THREE GREAT dagabas FOR all their size ... the great dagabas do not dominate their neighbourhood as one might expect ; the trees forbid them ..."
2. The Sacred City of Anuradhapura by Walisinha Harischandra (1908)
"But land where dagabas, Viharas, Monasteries and other religious buildings stood was never the property of the Sinhalese King or of any of the laity. ..."
3. Ceylon in 1893: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its by John Ferguson (1893)
"With references to the account of " treasures " hidden in tha dagabas, we may mention-that some years ago Mr. levers explored the heart of Abhayagiri. ..."
4. Buddhism, Primitive and Present, in Magadha and in Ceylon by Reginald Stephen Copleston (1908)
"Again, this Sutta orders the erection of dagabas, a thing of which we hear nothing in those books which appear to be the earlier. ..."
5. The Voyage of François Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the by François Pyrard, Pierre de Bergeron, Jérôme Bignon (1887)
"The tope is described as resembling the solid bell-shaped dagabas, rising from platforms, usual in Ceylon. Such ruins the islanders of the southern atolls ..."
6. Around the World Through Japan by Walter Del Mar (1903)
"of the more important buildings, and to repair the tanks and to uproot the trees that had covered the great dagabas and given them the appearance of ..."