Seven Wonders of the Ancient World definition
Seven famous structures of ancient times: the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Pharos of Alexandria, the pyramids of Egypt, the statue of Jupiter by Phidias, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus, and the Tomb of Mausolus (Mausoleum). All have disappeared except the pyramids.
plural noun 1. the seven most remarkable structures of ancient times: the Egyptian pyramids, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Colossus of Rhodes, the statue of Zeus by Phidias at Olympia, and the Pharos or lighthouse at Alexandria. Seven Wonders of the World plural noun […]
- Seven-year itch
[sev-en-yeer] /ˈsɛv ɛnˌyɪər/ noun 1. scabies. 2. the temptation to have an affair, held to become a hazard in the seventh year of marriage. seven-year itch noun 1. (informal) a tendency towards infidelity, traditionally said to begin after about seven years of marriage noun a purported tendency to infidelity at the seven-year point of a […]
verb (used with object) 1. to separate (a part) from the whole, as by cutting or the like. 2. to divide into parts, especially forcibly; cleave. 3. to break off or dissolve (ties, relations, etc.). 4. Law. to divide into parts; disunite (an estate, titles of a statute, etc.). 5. to distinguish; discriminate between. verb […]
adjective 1. capable of being severed. 2. Law. separable or capable of being treated as separate from a whole legal right or obligation: a severable contract obligation. adjective 1. able to be severed 2. (law) capable of being separated, as a clause in an agreement: a severable contract