adjective Also Babylonish.
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Example sentences from the Web for babylonians
The exact origin of its discovery is unknown, but may have arisen from a hunt led by the Babylonians.
After thus suppressing the rising of the Babylonians, Assurbanipal directed the whole of his forces to the subjugation of Elam.The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)|Max Duncker
This story also illustrates an important advantage which the Greeks had over the Egyptians and Babylonians.The Legacy of Greece|Various
Herodotus is authority for the statement that the Greeks borrowed it from the Babylonians.Great Inventions and Discoveries|Willis Duff Piercy
The Babylonians changed the name to Sulman-asarid, 'Solomon is supreme.'Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People|A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce
The Babylonians, according to Herodotus, used likewise to get drunk, by swallowing the fumes of certain herbs that they burned.Ebrietatis Encomium|Boniface Oinophilus