Babylon definitions

băb'ə-lən, -lŏn'
The capital of ancient Babylonia in Mesopotamia on the Euphrates River. Established as capital c. 1750 bc and rebuilt in regal splendor by Nebuchadnezzar II after its destruction (c. 689 bc ) by the Assyrians, Babylon was the site of the Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
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A city or place of great luxury, sensuality, and often vice and corruption.
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A place of captivity or exile.
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Ancient city on the lower Euphrates River (in what is now central Iraq), the capital of Babylonia: noted for wealth, luxury, and wickedness.
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Capital of Babylonia in the 2nd and 1st century BC.
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Any city of great wealth, luxury and vice.
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(Rastafarianism) Western civilization, seen as corrupt and materialistic, and contrasted with Zion.
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Origin of babylon

From Latin Babylōn, from Ancient Greek Βαβυλών (Babulōn), from Akkadian (Bābili [KA2.DINGIR.RAKI], literally “Gate of God”), translation of Sumerian KA.DINGIR; the name of the ancient Chaldean capital and Biblical city of the Apocalypse.