gopura

noun
go·​pu·​ra | \ ˈgōpərə \
variants: or less commonly gopuram \ -​rəm \
plural -s

Definition of gopura

: the gateway of a temple in southern India often : the massive tower resembling a pyramid above the gateway

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History and Etymology for gopura

Sanskrit gopura, from go cow, bull + pura city, abode

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“Gopura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gopura. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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