Babylonish



Babylonian.
Historical Examples

But after the Babylonish captivity a part of them returned and settled down here.
Historical Miniatures August Strindberg

But then he went on to say that it was no longer applicable to the Babylonish captivity.
Earl Hubert’s Daughter Emily Sarah Holt

He then took upon himself the title of king, which had fallen into disuse since the Babylonish captivity.
Synopsis of Jewish History Henry A. Henry

A phrase, “Babylonish women,” crept into his mind from some old yellow page.
The Happy End Joseph Hergesheimer

According to the hypothesis in question, he lived about the close of the Babylonish captivity.
Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows

All the Jews understood it as relating to the Babylonish captivity.
Ecce Homo! Paul Henry Thiry Baron d’ Holbach

For seventy years the seat of the Papacy remained there, and this has been called the time of the Babylonish captivity.
Life of Edward the Black Prince Louise Creighton

Now walks she veiled in black and gold from Babylonish looms.
Istar of Babylon Margaret Horton Potter

She was a great excavator of Babylonish and Hittite ruins, and she married a diplomat who went to glory three years back.
Greenmantle John Buchan

The second of Chronicles ends, like the second of Kings, with the Babylonish captivity.
Letters on the Improvement of the Mind Hester Chapone

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