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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Babylonia or Babylon or their people, culture, or language.
  • adjective Characterized by a luxurious, pleasure-seeking, and often immoral way of life.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Babylon or Babylonia.
  • noun The form of Akkadian used in Babylonia.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.
  • noun An inhabitant of Babylonia; a Chaldean.
  • noun An astrologer: so used from the fact that the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.
  • noun A Papist. See I., 3.
  • Figuratively, the term of years (1309–76) during which the papal court was at Avignon.
  • noun A variety of ball game played with a large ball called a medicine-ball.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the real or to the mystical Babylon, or to the ancient kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldean.
  • proper noun An inhabitant of Babylonia (which included Chaldea); a Chaldean.
  • proper noun An astrologer; -- so called because the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the real (or to the mystical) Babylon
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the ancient kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldea.
  • noun An inhabitant of the city of Babylon.
  • noun An inhabitant of Babylonia (which included Chaldea); a Chaldean.
  • noun An astrologer; so called because the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.
  • proper noun The extinct Akkadian (includes Babylonian and Assyrian diatects) language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written
  • adjective of or relating to the city of Babylon or its people or culture
  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Babylon

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