Definition of Taj mahal

1. Noun. Beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife.

Generic synonyms: Mausoleum



Definition of Taj mahal

1. Proper noun. A monument located in Agra, India, constructed between 1631 and 1654, considered one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in the world. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taj Mahal

Taimyr Peninsula
Tainan
Taino
Taipeh
Taipei
Taishanese
Tait's law
Taiwan
Taiwan Strait
Taiwan dollar
Taiwanese
Taiwanese Sign Language
Taiyuan
Taizhong
Taizhou
Taj Mahal
Tajik
Tajik Persian
Tajik SSR
Tajiki
Tajiki-Persian
Tajiki Arabic
Tajikistan
Tajikistani
Tajikistani monetary unit
Tajiks
Taka-diastase
Takahara's disease
Takahashi
Takakkaw

Literary usage of Taj mahal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Visit to India, China, and Japan, in the Year 1853 by Bayard Taylor (1864)
"CHAPTER X. THE taj mahal. Distant Views ol the Taj—Tomb of ... I PURPOSELY postponed my visit to the taj mahal—the most renowned monument of Agra—until I ..."

2. A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the Year 1853 by Bayard Taylor (1874)
"... postponed my visit to the taj mahal—the most renowned monument of Agra—until I had seen every thing else in the eity and its ..."

3. The History of India by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1841)
"BOOK there is none that bears any comparison with the ' taj mahal at Agra, ... taj mahal is a corruption of Mumtaz Mahal, the name of Sh£h Jehan's queen, ..."

4. The History of India: The Hindú and Mahometan Periods by Mountstuart Elphinstone, Edward Byles Cowell (1866)
"... and the effect, at once brilliant and solemn, is not surpassed by any other edifice, either in Europe or Asia.19 te taj mahal is a corruption of Mumtaz ..."

5. The History of India: The Hindu and Mahometan Periods by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1874)
"But of all the structures erected by Shah Jehan, there is none The Tiy th&t bears any comparison with the taj mahal at Agra— 1 '' a mausoleum of white ..."

6. The Other Side of the Lantern: An Account of a Commonplace Tour Round the World by Frederick Treves (1910)
"The taj mahal should be visited late in the afternoon, when the sunlight falls upon it ... With the first sight of the taj mahal there comes only a sense of ..."

7. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1897)
"... THE taj mahal, AGRA, INDIA affected by this news than Brother Daniel, the teacher in question, because he regarded Dr. Jewett his father in the faith. ..."

8. A Visit to India, China, and Japan, in the Year 1853 by Bayard Taylor (1864)
"CHAPTER X. THE taj mahal. Distant Views ol the Taj—Tomb of ... I PURPOSELY postponed my visit to the taj mahal—the most renowned monument of Agra—until I ..."

9. A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the Year 1853 by Bayard Taylor (1874)
"... postponed my visit to the taj mahal—the most renowned monument of Agra—until I had seen every thing else in the eity and its ..."

10. The History of India by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1841)
"BOOK there is none that bears any comparison with the ' taj mahal at Agra, ... taj mahal is a corruption of Mumtaz Mahal, the name of Sh£h Jehan's queen, ..."

11. The History of India: The Hindú and Mahometan Periods by Mountstuart Elphinstone, Edward Byles Cowell (1866)
"... and the effect, at once brilliant and solemn, is not surpassed by any other edifice, either in Europe or Asia.19 te taj mahal is a corruption of Mumtaz ..."

12. The History of India: The Hindu and Mahometan Periods by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1874)
"But of all the structures erected by Shah Jehan, there is none The Tiy th&t bears any comparison with the taj mahal at Agra— 1 '' a mausoleum of white ..."

13. The Other Side of the Lantern: An Account of a Commonplace Tour Round the World by Frederick Treves (1910)
"The taj mahal should be visited late in the afternoon, when the sunlight falls upon it ... With the first sight of the taj mahal there comes only a sense of ..."

14. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1897)
"... THE taj mahal, AGRA, INDIA affected by this news than Brother Daniel, the teacher in question, because he regarded Dr. Jewett his father in the faith. ..."

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