from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Babylonia or Babylon or their people, culture, or language.
- adj. Characterized by a luxurious, pleasure-seeking, and often immoral way of life.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Babylon or Babylonia.
- n. The form of Akkadian used in Babylonia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the real (or to the mystical) Babylon
- adj. Of or pertaining to the ancient kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldea.
- n. An inhabitant of the city of Babylon.
- n. An inhabitant of Babylonia (which included Chaldea); a Chaldean.
- n. An astrologer; so called because the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.
- proper n. The extinct Akkadian (includes Babylonian and Assyrian diatects) language.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the real or to the mystical Babylon, or to the ancient kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldean.
- proper n. An inhabitant of Babylonia (which included Chaldea); a Chaldean.
- proper n. An astrologer; -- so called because the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Babylon, the capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia, or to the kingdom itself.
- Like the confusion of tongues at Babel (= Babylon); mixed; confused.
- Popish. Scarlet.
- n. An inhabitant of Babylonia; a Chaldean.
- n. An astrologer: so used from the fact that the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.
- n. A Papist. See I., 3.
- Figuratively, the term of years (1309–76) during which the papal court was at Avignon.
- n. A variety of ball game played with a large ball called a medicine-ball.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written
- adj. of or relating to the city of Babylon or its people or culture
- n. an inhabitant of ancient Babylon
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