What does Babylon mean?

Babylon meaning in Names Dictionary

Confusion, combination. Non-gerderized Biblical name.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Female


Babylon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., from Greek type of Akkadian Bab-ilani "the gate associated with the gods," from bab "gate" + ilani, plural of ilu "god" (see Babel). The Old Persian kind, Babiru-, programs characteristic change of -l- to -r- in terms assimilated from Semitic.


Babylon meaning in General Dictionary

the chief town of ancient Mesopotamia and capital for the old kingdom of Babylonia


Sentence Examples with the word Babylon

But when tradition preserves some recollection of an offence for which Manasseh was taken to Babylon to explain his conduct (2 Chron.

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