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mastaba Saltos de línea: mas|taba
Pronunciación: /ˈmastəbə/

Definición de mastaba en inglés:

sustantivo

1 Archaeology An ancient Egyptian tomb consisting of an underground burial chamber with rooms above it (at ground level) to store offerings.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The other wives and attendants tombs were built beside the king's pyramid but were only small rectangular tombs or mastabas.
  • It might also evoke architectural associations, most explicitly an ancient Egyptian mastaba.
  • To the east, three of the king's wives had their own small pyramids, with streets of mastaba - bench-shaped tombs - for his sons and daughters.
2(In Islamic countries) a stone or brick bench built into the wall of a house.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • One late afternoon I was sitting with friends on their mastaba, the brick bench attached to the front of the house where much of the neighbourhood's socializing takes place.
  • Who could it be other than the grain merchant sitting cross-legged on his bench above the shop's mastaba?
  • Although a parapet from inside, outside this spoil creates the stub of a wall or 'mastaba' the sitting bench as it has become known in Arab Egypt.

Origen

From Arabic maṣṭaba.

Palabras que riman con mastaba

Aqaba • djellaba

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