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The city and tower in the land of Shinar where the confusion of languages took place, according to the Bible.
From Latin Babel, from Hebrew בבל (“Babylon”), from Akkadian (bāb ili, “gate of God”); in Genesis associated with the idea of confusion.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
A tradition similar to that of the tower of Babel is found in Central America.
Babel of jarring voices; among the vanquished the sullen silence of despair.
Babel towers scarred with roads.
The grant also funded theater Babel to assemble a large company to rehearse over an extended period.
Babel Fish has been around longer than Google Translate.
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