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also terra-cotta
1.
Terracotta is a brownish-red clay that has been baked and is used for making things such as flower pots, small statues, and tiles.
...plants in terracotta pots.
N-UNCOUNT: oft N n
2.
Terracotta is used to describe things that are brownish-red in colour.
...the soft tones of blue, cream and terracotta.
COLOUR


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Примеры употребления слова "terracotta" в англоязычной прессе:

1.   Also found were two terracotta tablets containing texts in Linear A, an even older alphabet — used around 1,700 years before the common era — which has not yet been deciphered. (Kathimerin, 2005-11-14)

2.   A German student briefly fooled irate police in China's famous terracotta warrior museum by posing as a soldier amongst the ancient statues, local media has said. (Aljazeera, 2006-09-18)

3.   Pablo Wendel, dressed in a military uniform and carrying a small pedastal to stand on, jumped into an archaeological pit showcasing the 2000-year old terracotta soldiers and stood, motionless and unblinking, for several minutes until he was spotted by police. (Aljazeera, 2006-09-18)

4.   Wendel, 26, admitted to police that since his youth he had been fascinated by the terracotta warriors, created to protect the nearby tomb of the legendary Emperor Qinshihuang who united China more than 2,200 years ago. (Aljazeera, 2006-09-18)

5.   "I have always dreamed of disguising myself as a terracotta warrior among the real ones," Xinhua quoted Wendel as saying. (Aljazeera, 2006-09-18)

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