mud-brick mud-brick

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or incorporating mud bricks

Usage(s):

  1. But back in Gansu, rural folk still live in the same mud-brick houses as before and many even lack running water.
  2. Other family membersseven Huangs, from five generationsshare the huge, mud-brick dwelling.
  3. The first mosque was Muhammad's mud-brick house in Medina, where a portico of palm-tree branches provided shade for prayer and theological discussion.

News

  • Quiet Mali town, despite fighting nearby, gathers to honor its renowned mosque

    Early in the morning, just before the muezzin calls to early Muslim prayer, Bakary Touré steps out the door of his low mud-brick home. He walks the hundred yards across Djenné’s main square to the city’s great mosque, where the whole town is waiting.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "Most of the deaths came in old parts of town where houses were built from mud-brick," Garcia told reporters in Pisco. "It will be obligatory to use solid construction material in the future."
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Alan Garcia Source: Bloomberg

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