What does ziggurat mean?

Definitions for zigguratˈzɪg ʊˌræt; ˈzɪk-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ziggurat, zikkurat, zikurat(noun)

    a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians


  1. ziggurat(Noun)

    A temple tower of the ancient Mesopotamian valley, having the form of a terraced pyramid of successively receding stories.

  2. Origin: From ziqqurratu, from zaqāru.


  1. Ziggurat

    Ziggurats were massive structures built in the ancient Mesopotamian valley and western Iranian plateau, having the form of a terraced step pyramid of successively receding stories or levels. Notable ziggurats include the Great Ziggurat of Ur near Nasiriyah, Iraq; the Ziggurat of Aqar Quf near Baghdad, Iraq; Chogha Zanbil in Khūzestān, Iran; and Sialk near Kashan, Iran.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ziggurat in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ziggurat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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