Lhasa definition by Webster's New World
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capital of Tibet, China, in the SE part: it is a Buddhist holy city: pop. 106,000
Lhasa definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southwest China, the capital of Xizang (Tibet). Because of its remoteness and exclusivity as the center of Tibetan Buddhism, Lhasa was long closed to foreign visitors and known as “the Forbidden City.” Population: 107,900.