Thursday, May 6, 2010

Japanese Pagoda

MAY 6, 2010

pa·go·da   /pəˈgoʊdə/   [puh-goh-duh]



1.(in India, Burma, China, etc.) a temple or sacred building, usually a pyramidlike tower and typically having upward-curving roofs over the individual stories.

2.any of several former gold or silver coins of southern India, usually bearing a figure of such a temple, first issued in the late 16th century and later also by British, french, and Dutch traders.


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