marble dome

marble dome

n. a stupid person. (Someone who has marble where brains should be.) The guy’s a marble dome. He has no knowledge of what’s going on around him.
See also: dome, marble
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Plucked from a fairy tale, the monument's white marble dome rose above tiers of sandstone vaults.
Fountain was jogging on the National Mall a decade ago when--for the umpteenth time--he noticed a stained marble dome jutting from a shaggy grove of trees.
The height of the grand dome, three metres longer than the Taj Mahal's marble dome.
Her staff, the photo crew were wilting in the heat, but as she headed to the next meeting on her schedule, Clinton looked every bit as cool as that white marble dome.
This shrine, called the dargah, is especially ornate in Ajmer and features a magnificent marble dome which sits ceremoniously on a platform of silver.
On the way out, I took a long look at glistening white marble dome that crowns the magnificent structure.
Capitol's impressive marble dome greets DAV members visiting their congressional delegations.
We peered out towards the white marble dome of the Victoria Memorial, topped with its bronze angel, and as the runners passed the two-furlong marker we were, at last, able to make out their colours.
The marble dome of city hall - the races end - comes into view.
The most remarkable feature is the massive marble dome north of the Avenir sink, reaching up to a height of almost 700 metres.
The monument's complex structure of white marble domes and minarets inlaid with semi-precious stones and carvings is considered the finest example of Mughal art in India.
In Abu Dhabi we visited the statuesque Shiekh Zayed Mosque, one of the largest in the world featuring 80 white marble domes - the main one stands at 85m high - and room for 40,000 worshippers.
Four minarets soar more than 107 m into the sky and look down upon the mosque's 57 white marble domes.
More generally, the faithful of all political creeds imagine that the lives of 300 million diverse individuals can be successfully run by a handful of strangers who pose and pontificate beneath soaring marble domes.