Seven Wonders of the Ancient World


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Noun1.Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
Artemision at Ephesus - the large temple of the Greek goddess Artemis which was begun at Ephesus in 541 BC and completed 220 years later; the temple was destroyed by the Goths in 262
Colossus of Rhodes - a huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake
Hanging Gardens of Babylon - a terraced garden at Babylon watered by pumps from the Euphrates; construction attributed to Nebuchadnezzar around 600 BC
Mausoleum at Halicarnasus - a white marble mausoleum 140 feet high built in 352 BC at Halicarnassus as a memorial to a king; destroyed in 1402
monument, memorial - a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
Olympian Zeus - a seated statue of the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology created for the temple at Olympia; the statue was 40 feet tall and rested on a base that was 12 feet high
Great Pyramid, Pyramids of Egypt, Pyramid - a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
Tower of Pharos - a great lighthouse (500 feet high) built at Alexandria in 285 BC
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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According to them, some of the places visited include the ancient Pyramids of Giza, famous the world over, for being the last surviving among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and which also remains one of the world's greatest tourist attractions.
While stopping in Egypt for the day, enjoy special access to see the Sphinx up close, and explore the legendary Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This journey of a lifetime culminates in Greece and Spain with back-to-back stays at two new Four Seasons properties.
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The city was famous for its Hanging Gardens, which were among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
The city was famous for its Hanging Gardens, which were among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The site has suffered in recent years - first from the construction of a palace for Saddam Hussein, and later from being used as a base for US troops.
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This was the nation that built the Great Pyramid of Giza over four-and-a-half thousand years ago - the oldest and only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to remain intact and also the tallest man-made structure on the planet for more than 3,800 years (before being overhauled by Lincoln Cathedral!).
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The massive structure was erected by Sultan Qaitbay, also known as Muhammad Ali of Egypt, on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Side attractions were an adjunct Museum of Fish, rows of souvenir stalls, and troops of disciplined schoolchidren linked by arms on shoulders in single-file march out of the citadel.
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