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noun 
  1. The city and tower in the land of Shinar where the confusion of languages took place, according to the Bible.
  • Therefore is the name of it called . - Gen. xi. 9.
    1. Alternative spelling of babel.
Etymology: From the Hebrew (Babylon), from Akkadian bÄb ili (gate of God); in Genesis associated with the idea of confusion.


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noun 
  1. A place or scene of noise and confusion.
  2. A confused mixture of sounds, as of voices or languages.
Quotations
  • That of strange heathen languages. - Hammond.
  • The grinding of the street - R. L. Stevenson.
  • Etymology: From the Biblical story of the Tower of Babel


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