[bab-uh-loh-nee-uh, -lohn-yuh]


an ancient empire in SW Asia, in the lower Euphrates valley: its greatest period was 2800–1750 b.c. Capital: Babylon. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of babylonia

  • Several times, the Jews of Israel were exiled to what is now Iraq, and Babylonia became a center of Jewish scholarship.

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    Saddam’s Jewish Treasures

    Josh Robin

    February 8, 2014

Historical Examples of babylonia

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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