Definición de ziggurat en inglés:

ziggurat

Saltos de línea: zig|gurat
Pronunciación: /ˈzɪgʊrat
 
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sustantivo

(In ancient Mesopotamia) a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple. Ziggurats are first attested in the late 3rd millennium bc and probably inspired the biblical story of the Tower of Babel (Gen. 11:1-9).
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Stepped pyramids known as ziggurats survive from the 3rd millennium BC in Mesopotamia.
  • The Mesopotamians built massive temples or ziggurats which housed the priestly class, the human representatives of the gods.
  • The Tower of Babel, the great ziggurat beside Babylon's temple of Marduk, dates to this era.

Origen

from Akkadian ziqqurratu.

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