Definition of ziggurat noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ziggurat

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈzɪɡəˌrɑt//
 
, NAmE//ˈzɪɡəˌræt//
 
 
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in ancient Mesopotamia, a tower with steps going up the sides, sometimes with a temple at the top
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