HyperDic: ziggurat

English > 1 sense of the word ziggurat:
NOUNartifactziggurat, zikkurat, zikurata rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians
ziggurat > pronunciation
Soundszih'gerae.t
Rhymesacrobat ... wombat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > ziggurat: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians.
Synonymszikkurat, zikurat
InstancesTower of Babel, Babel(Genesis 11
BroadertempleAn edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
Spanishzigurat, zikurat
Catalanzikurat

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