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January 27, 2022

Word of the Day: Ziggurat

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Word of the Day : January 27, 2022

ziggurat \ZIG-uh-rat\ noun

What It Means

A ziggurat is an ancient Mesopotamian temple that resembles a pyramid having successive stages with outside staircases and a shrine at the top. The word is used figuratively for any structure having stages or steps.

// The tourists stared with awe at the ancient ziggurat.

// The fitness plan is a ziggurat with many steps to one's goal.

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Aired January 27, 2022

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