HyperDic: statue

English > 1 sense of the word statue:
NOUNartifactstatuea sculpture representing a human or animal
statue > pronunciation
Soundsstae'chuw.
Rhymeschew ... virtue: 6 rhymes with chuw...
English > statue: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA sculpture representing a human or animal.
InstancesColossus of RhodesA huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake
Statue of LibertyA large monumental statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay
NarrowerOlympian ZeusA seated statue of the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology created for the temple at Olympia
hermA statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top
nude, nude sculpture, nude statueA statue of a naked human figure
sphinxOne of a number of large stone / stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians
terminus, terminal figure, term(architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar
BroadersculptureA three-dimensional work of plastic art
Spanishestatua, figura
Catalanestàtua, figura
Adjectivesstatuaryof or relating to or suitable for statues
Nounsstatuettea small carved or molded / molded figure

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