Babylon

noun Bab·y·lon \ ˈba-bə-ˌlän , -lən \

Definition of Babylon

: a city devoted to materialism and sensual pleasure

Origin and Etymology of babylon

Babylon, ancient city of Babylonia


Babylon

geographical name Bab·y·lon \ ˈba-bə-lən , -ˌlän \

Definition of Babylon

ancient city and capital of Babylonia
Note: The site of Babylon is about 55 miles (89 kilometers) south of Baghdad near the Euphrates River.
see also 1babylonian

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