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noun as in baked earth

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Among these are "Medusa," a bronze bust; and a "Mater Dolorosa," in terra-cotta.

Over the archway are two sculptured figures in red terra-cotta, representing "Flora" and "Pomona."

He had his key ready in his hand, terra cotta-hued tab swinging loose.

These graves were once all hermetically sealed by slabs of marble, or tiles of terra cotta.

They are closed with terra cotta or marble slabs, and are otherwise similar to those of the Christian Catacombs.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to terra-cotta, such as: adobe, argil, and ceramic clay.

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