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Taj Mahal, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTaj Mahal, thethe Taj MahalTaj Ma‧hal, the /ˌtɑːdʒ məˈhɑːl/ 🔊 🔊 a beautiful building made of white marble (=a type of smooth, hard rock) in Agra, northern India, built as a mausoleum (=a building containing a grave) for his wife by the emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century. It is one of the world's most famous buildings, and is visited by many tourists.
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