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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mas·ta·ba n. Also Mas·ta·bah .
 1. In Muslim countries, a fixed seat, common in dwellings and in public places.
 2.  Egyptology A type of tomb, of the time of the Memphite dynasties, comprising an oblong structure with sloping sides (sometimes containing a decorated chamber, sometimes of solid masonry), and connected with a mummy chamber in the rock beneath.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an ancient Egyptian mudbrick tomb with a rectangular base
          and sloping sides and flat roof; "the Egyptian pyramids
          developed from the mastaba" [syn: mastaba]