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ziggurat
American English: /ˈzɪɡəˌræt/
British English: /ˈzɪɡʊrat/

Translation of ziggurat in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • 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.

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