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noun as in building

noun as in steeple

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Ain Kawa is known as a Christian district, with Ziggurat-style churches dotting the horizon.

It rather resembles a group of exaggerated sandhills, rising at one point into a blunt pyramid, the Ziggurat.

To his surprise he found the passage he had followed opened perhaps halfway up what must be the great Ziggurat of Beelzebub.

The ziggurat was surrounded by an enclosure, some 400 yards square, the ingress and egress to which was by means of bronze gates.

The ziggurat at Muḳeyyer60 (Ur) excavated by Taylor similarly appears to have been three-storied, or possibly only two-storied.

The inscribed bricks proved that this chamber, like the ziggurat itself was built by Ur-Engur.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ziggurat, such as: architecture, construction, home, house, hut, and domicile.

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