noun pa·go·da \pə-ˈgō-də\

: a type of tall building in eastern Asia that has many floors with roofs that stick out on each floor and curve up

Full Definition of PAGODA

:  a tower in eastern Asia usually with roofs curving upward at the division of each of several stories and erected as a temple or memorial

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Origin of PAGODA

Portuguese pagode statue of a deity, Hindu or Buddhist temple
First Known Use: 1588

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noun pa·go·da \pə-ˈgō-də\

Definition of PAGODA for Kids

:  a tower of several stories built as a temple or memorial in eastern or southeastern Asia


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