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1Babylonian

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

Definition of BABYLONIAN

1
:  a native or inhabitant of ancient Babylonia or Babylon
2
:  the form of the Akkadian language used in ancient Babylonia

First Known Use of BABYLONIAN

1530

Rhymes with BABYLONIAN

2Babylonian

adjective

Definition of BABYLONIAN

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

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

First Known Use of BABYLONIAN

1553

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