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Meaning of BABYLONIAN

Pronunciation:  `babu'lowneeun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written
  2. [n]  an inhabitant of ancient Babylon
 

BABYLONIAN is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: cuneiform, Semite, Sumerian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bab`y*lo"ni*an\, a.
    Of or pertaining to the real or to the mystical Babylon, or
    to the ancient kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldean.
    
    
  2. \Bab`y*lo"ni*an\, n.
    1. An inhabitant of Babylonia (which included Chaldea); a
       Chaldean.
    
    2. An astrologer; -- so called because the Chaldeans were
       remarkable for the study of astrology.
    
    
 
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