WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
Bab•y•lo•ni•an  (bab′ə lōnē ən, -lōnyən),USA pronunciation adj. Also, Babylonish. 
  1. of or pertaining to Babylon or Babylonia.
  2. extremely luxurious.
  3. wicked;
    sinful.

n. 
  1. Language Varietiesan inhabitant of ancient Babylonia.
  2. Language Varietiesthe dialect of Akkadian spoken in Babylonia. Cf. Akkadian (def. 1).
  • Babyloni(a) + -an 1555–65


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



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