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See definition of ziggurat on Dictionary.com
  • as inbuilding
  • as insteeple

synonyms for ziggurat

  • architecture
  • construction
  • home
  • house
  • hut
  • domicile
  • edifice
  • erection
  • fabric
  • framework
  • pile
  • superstructure
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How to use ziggurat in a sentence

It rather resembles a group of exaggerated sandhills, rising at one point into a blunt pyramid, the Ziggurat.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
To his surprise he found the passage he had followed opened perhaps halfway up what must be the great Ziggurat of Beelzebub.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
The ziggurat was surrounded by an enclosure, some 400 yards square, the ingress and egress to which was by means of bronze gates.
MESOPOTAMIAN ARCHAEOLOGYPERCY S. P. HANDCOCK
The ziggurat at Muḳeyyer60 (Ur) excavated by Taylor similarly appears to have been three-storied, or possibly only two-storied.
MESOPOTAMIAN ARCHAEOLOGYPERCY S. P. HANDCOCK
The inscribed bricks proved that this chamber, like the ziggurat itself was built by Ur-Engur.
MESOPOTAMIAN ARCHAEOLOGYPERCY S. P. HANDCOCK
This represents the ancient ziggurat of the temple of Shamash, which was in part explored by Loftus.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Istar of Babylon, grant me an hour wherein I may hold speech with you—here, or without—upon the ziggurat.
ISTAR OF BABYLONMARGARET HORTON POTTER
Stealthily now she drew aside the curtain and looked out upon the narrow platform of the ziggurat.
ISTAR OF BABYLONMARGARET HORTON POTTER
As Istar left her dwelling and walked slowly towards the foot of the ziggurat, she saw that the whole city lay in a flood of gold.
ISTAR OF BABYLONMARGARET HORTON POTTER
Bit-Yakin and the high-priest arrived at the foot of the ziggurat side by side, with the foremost of the company ten feet behind.
ISTAR OF BABYLONMARGARET HORTON POTTER
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WORDS RELATED TO ZIGGURAT

  • architecture
  • construction
  • domicile
  • edifice
  • erection
  • fabric
  • framework
  • home
  • house
  • hut
  • pile
  • superstructure
  • ziggurat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.