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ziggurat

zig·gu·rat (zik·ku·rat)

ziggurat (zikkurat)

 
pronunciation:
zI g raet
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a terraced, pyramidal tower of the ancient Sumerians, Assyrians, and Babylonians.
Unlike Egyptian pyramids, ziggurats were built with a flat top.
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