ziggurat


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Zikkurat \Zik"ku*rat\, n.
   A temple tower of the Babylonians or Assyrians, consisting of
   a lofty pyramidal structure, built in successive stages, with
   outside staircases, and a shrine at the top; -- called also
   ziggurat.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ziggurat \Zig"gu*rat\, n.
   A temple tower of the Babylonians or Assyrians, consisting of
   a lofty pyramidal structure, built in successive stages, with
   outside staircases, and a shrine at the top; -- called also
   zikkurat.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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