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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Hanging Gardens, the, of Babylon
One of the seven wonders of the world, had an area of four acres, formed a square, were a series of terraces supported by pillars sloping upwards like a pyramid and seeming to hang in air; they are ascribed to Semiramis.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hanging Gardens, the, of Babylon'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/hanging-gardens-the-of-babylon.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.