Definition of World Trade Center in English:

World Trade Center

Pronunciation /wərld trād ˈsen(t)ər/ /wərld treɪd ˈsɛn(t)ər/

proper noun

  • A complex of buildings in New York featuring twin skyscrapers 110 stories high, designed by Minoru Yamasaki and completed in 1972. The twin towers were destroyed in a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, with the loss of about 2,700 lives.