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Babylonia

[ bab-uh-loh-nee-uh, -lohn-yuh ]
/ ˌbæb əˈloʊ ni ə, -ˈloʊn yə /
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noun

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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Babylonia
/ (ˌbæbɪˈləʊnɪə) /

noun

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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