Hanging Gardens of Babylon


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, ancient city of Mesopotamia. One of the most important cities of the ancient Middle East, it was on the Euphrates River and was north of the cities that flourished in S Mesopotamia in the 3d millennium B.C.
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Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Nebuchadnezzar’s huge terraces, built to placate wife. [World Hist.: Wallechinsky, 255]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

(in ancient Babylon) gardens, probably planted on terraces of a ziggurat: one of the Seven Wonders of the World
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