Definitions

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  • adj. of or incorporating mud bricks

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In 2008 the government bulldozed most of Kashgar's old city, destroying 80 percent of the mud-brick houses to build "earthquake-resistant housing".

    Marla Mossman: Wife - Mother - Family - Village

  • DALBANDIN, Pakistan AP A powerful earthquake in Pakistan that also rocked buildings in India, Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates damaged at least 200 mud-brick homes close to the epicenter, but caused no casualties, officials said Wednesday.

    Pakistan escapes major quake damage

  • They led me through somnolent, burlap-covered streets and along crumbling mud-brick facades, past half-starved cows and goats hugging the shade of collapsed walls, to a small, round, stuccoed former palace with overhanging wooden balconies.

    Pakistan’s Fatal Shore

  • If you think you can, you're fooling yourself, Brandstetter said about the relationships he has forged with leaders and locals in Sherzad, a collection of mud-brick villages flanked by jagged mountains.

    Tribal loyalties remain challenge for forces in Afghanistan

  • I follow Dr. Hawass's hat down into a dig in progress, where workers are sifting through a mud-brick tomb that dates back 4,200 years, to the start of the fifth Dynasty in the Old Kingdom.

    Richard Bangs: Quest for the Lord of the Nile, Part II

  • A tour of the largely mud-brick villages near the epicenter suggested some of the worst damage had been overlooked, with relief efforts only just getting in stride on Tuesday.

    Cheers, Tragedy in Turkish Rescues

  • Villagers in Canik uniformly said they had built their homes themselves, often with a traditional mud-brick technique that uses no mortar or pillars.

    Cheers, Tragedy in Turkish Rescues

  • A 7.2-magnitude earthquake in southwestern Pakistan damaged at least 200 mud-brick homes but caused no casualties.

    What's News

  • DALBANDIN, Pakistan — A powerful earthquake in Pakistan that was also felt in India, Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates damaged at least 200 mud-brick homes close to the epicenter, but caused no casualties, officials said Wednesday.

    Pakistan Escapes Major Quake Damage

  • The royal treasury at Susa had held an unbelievable store of gold and silver, but the abundance of wealth contained in this simple mud-brick building at Persepolis made the coffers at Susa look small by comparison.

    Alexander the Great

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