ziggurat - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "ziggurat" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

ziggurat / зиккурат
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Перевод
существительное
зиккурат
zikkurat
Определения
имя существительное
(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).
Stepped pyramids known as ziggurats survive from the 3rd millennium BC in Mesopotamia.
Примеры
This piece evokes ancient architecture, in particular the ziggurat of the Assyrians.
The ziggurat occupies the center, surrounded by a city wall.
West Sacramento has a giant ziggurat on the river.
In its heyday, the city was enclosed by a wall some 8km in circumference, enclosing at one corner a citadel that contained a ziggurat , temples, and palaces.
Shellfire damaged the brickwork of the ziggurat at Ur, which was constructed in 2100 B.C.
Just beyond the bridge is a little park, too rocky to develop, that rises in the middle to a rounded granite ziggurat .
Opposite the ziggurat of technology was a single unmade cot.
The Tower of Babel, the great ziggurat beside Babylon's temple of Marduk, dates to this era.
He guided Tennyson and Clara to a stepped display that looked rather like Tennysons' model of a ziggurat from History class.
I'm doing an ambient-metal installation in a Greek art gallery and writing about ziggurats .