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Babylonian



of or relating to Babylon or Babylonia.
extremely luxurious.
wicked; sinful.
an inhabitant of ancient Babylonia.
the dialect of Akkadian spoken in Babylonia.
Compare Akkadian (def 1).
Contemporary Examples

So no, this time I do not have much to say about the Babylonian Talmud.
Really Living It Raphael Magarik November 15, 2012

Those are the facts,” as H.L. Mencken once said, “and I’m sorry to have the Babylonian indecency of printing them.
The Ultimate Wingnuts John Avlon October 10, 2010

The Assyrian and Babylonian empires appear throughout the Old Testament as examples of ruthless grandeur and godless decadence.
ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq Christopher Dickey July 6, 2014

The Babylonian creation story bears striking similarities to the one in Genesis.
The Truth About Genesis Bruce Feiler September 17, 2009

noun
an inhabitant of ancient Babylon or Babylonia
the extinct language of Babylonia, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family: a dialect of Akkadian
adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Babylon or Babylonia, its people, or their language
decadent or depraved
n.

1560s; see Babylon + -ian. From 1630s as an adjective. Earlier in the adjectival sense was Babylonical (1530s).

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