an ancient empire in SW Asia, in the lower Euphrates valley: its greatest period was 2800–1750 b.c. Capital: Babylon.
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How to use Babylonia in a sentence
Several times, the Jews of Israel were exiled to what is now Iraq, and Babylonia became a center of Jewish scholarship.
It lies between Persis and Babylonia, and has a very considerable city, Susa.
Babylonia produces barley in larger quantity than any other501 country, for a produce of three hundred-fold is spoken of.
Such, then, is the number and the character of the nations situated above Babylonia towards the east.
Magic and religion were never separated in Babylonia; not only the priests but also the gods performed magical ceremonies.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
This royal patron of learning included in his library collection, copies and translations of tablets from Babylonia.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for Babylonia
the southern kingdom of ancient Mesopotamia: a great empire from about 2200–538 bc, when it was conquered by the Persians
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