International Standard Bible EncyclopediaTERRACE
ter'-as (mecillah): Solomon is said, in 2 Chronicles 9:11, to have made of the algum trees brought him from Ophir "terraces," or raised walks, for the house of Yahweh. In the parallel 1 Kings 10:12, the word used is rendered "pillars," margin " `a railing'; Hebrew `a prop.' "
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) A raised level space, shelf, or platform of earth, supported on one or more sides by a wall, a bank of tuft, or the like, whether designed for use or pleasure.
2. (n.) A balcony, especially a large and uncovered one.
3. (n.) A flat roof to a house; as, the buildings of the Oriental nations are covered with terraces.
4. (n.) A street, or a row of houses, on a bank or the side of a hill; hence, any street, or row of houses.
5. (n.) A level plain, usually with a steep front, bordering a river, a lake, or sometimes the sea.
6. (v. t.) To form into a terrace or terraces; to furnish with a terrace or terraces, as, to terrace a garden, or a building.
Strong's Hebrew6170. arugah -- a garden terrace or bed...
<< 6169, 6170. arugah. 6171 >>. a garden terrace
or bed. Transliteration: arugah
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-oo-gaw') Short Definition: beds. ... /hebrew/6170.htm - 6k
4546. mesillah -- a highway
... 1). causeway, course, highway, path, terrace. From calal; a thoroughfare
(as turnpiked), literally or figuratively; specifically ...
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8525. telem -- a furrow
... furrow, ridge. From an unused root meaning to accumulate; a bank or terrace --
furrow, ridge. << 8524, 8525. telem. 8526 >>. Strong's Numbers.
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