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Babylonian

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noun Bab·y·lo·nian \ˌba-bə-ˈlō-nyən, -nē-ən\

Definition of Babylonian

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of ancient Babylonia or Babylon

  2. 2 :  the form of the Akkadian language used in ancient Babylonia



1530

First Known Use of babylonian

1530


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Babylonian

adjective Bab·y·lo·nian

Definition of Babylonian

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Babylonia or Babylon, the Babylonians, or Babylonian

  2. 2 :  marked by luxury, extravagance, or the pursuit of sensual pleasure <the Babylonian halls of the big hotel — G. K. Chesterton> <the Babylonian delights of the city>



Examples of babylonian in a sentence

  1. <the Babylonian glitter of the city's gold coast>



1553

First Known Use of babylonian

1553


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