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taj

[tahzh, tahj] /tɑʒ, tɑdʒ/
noun
1.
a high, conical cap worn in Muslim countries.
Origin of taj
1850-1855
1850-55; < Arabic tāj < Persian: ‘crown, cap’
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  • Then came a few minutes about the beauties of the taj by moonlight.

    The House of Mystery William Henry Irwin
  • taj Lamor checked an impatient retort and sighed resignedly.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • She is not buried in the taj Mahal, but at Delhi in a humble grave.

    From Egypt to Japan Henry M. Field
  • If a man possesses the sentiment of form and proportion, the taj will satisfy him.

    East of Suez Frederic Courtland Penfield
  • In every detail the taj satisfies the eye, with the single exception of the work on the minarets.

    The Critic in the Orient George Hamlin Fitch
British Dictionary definitions for taj

taj

/tɑːdʒ/
noun
1.
a tall conical cap worn as a mark of distinction by Muslims
Word Origin
via Arabic from Persian: crown, crest
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