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PAGODA, comm. law. A denomination of money in Bengal. In the computation of ad valorem duties, it is valued at one dollar and ninety-four cent's. Act of March 2, 1799, s. 61, 1 Story's L. U. S. 626. Vide Foreign Coins.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But if they sell the donations they will be able to develop the pagoda ...
Therefore, we can only imagine the dynamics of the marketplace after a powerful earthquake strikes Tokyo and the only structures still standing are the new large-scale high-tech structures (oh, and the wooden temples and pagodas).
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The golden pagodas that brilliantly light up the skyline are absolutely immobilizing--Bagan is said to be the spiritual heart of Myanmar.
Additionally, travel narratives imply the pagoda could not be seen from outside the river's mouth.(16) While these clues do not conclusively rule out the ability of the narrator in "The Secret Sharer" to glimpse the pagoda's "mitre-shaped hill," they at least make unlikely the possibility of the narrator in "Falk" to descry its "shining curves and pinnacles" from a distance of ten miles.
The multiplicity of sects in the country, including significant numbers of both major streams of Buddhism, and the historic autonomy of the pagoda, however, has often worked against the creation of an effective national Buddhist organization.
Pagoda Cafe is a complete line of Asian fare marketed to in-store deli operators under one brand label.
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The Nara National Research Institute of Cultural Properties announced Thursday it has found the ruins of a 30-meters-square platform that is believed to have been the base for a pagoda measuring 80 meters or 90 meters.
Devotees are expected to join the river procession on Sunday when a floating pagoda carrying a venerated wooden cross, called the 'Mahal na Poon ng Krus sa Wawa,' will sail around the Bocaue River.
Daun Penh district police chief Tieng Chansa told The Post that the 29-year-old suspect threatened to shoot Sou Pisith, 32, at Saravoan Pagoda in his district.