Definition of Babylonia

1. Noun. An ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king).

Exact synonyms: Chaldaea, Chaldea
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Cunaxa, Cunaxa
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: Al-iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic Of Iraq, Mesopotamia
Geographical relationships: Babylon
Terms within: Sumer
Derivative terms: Chaldaean, Chaldean



Definition of Babylonia

1. Proper noun. An ancient region and empire of southern Mesopotamia, combining the territories of Sumer and Akkad. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Babylonia

Babinski reflex
Babinski sign
Babism
Babist
Babists
Babouvist
Babouvists
Babs
Babungo
Babuza
Baby Bell
Baby Bells
Baby Doc
Babygro
Babylon
Babylonia
Babylonian
Babylonian Captivity
Babylonian weeping willow
Babylonians
Babylonic
Babylonish
Babyrousa
Babyrousa Babyrussa
Babœuf
Baccelli's sign
Bacchanal
Bacchanalia
Bacchanalian
Bacchanalians

Literary usage of Babylonia

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Over this Arioch Hammurabi claims a victory as well as over the king of Western Elam, which is the indication of a united babylonia and marks the end of the ..."

2. The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World: Or, The History by George Rawlinson (1881)
"THE limits of babylonia Proper, the tract in which the dominant power of the Fourth ... It needs only to remind the reader that babylonia Proper is that ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"to whom he dedicated his famous history of babylonia. The meaning of his name is uncertain, notwithstanding the fanciful etymology of Scaliger and others ..."

4. The Ancient Empires of the East by Archibald Henry Sayce (1907)
"babylonia AND ASSYRIA. GEOGRAPHICALLY, as well as ethnologically and historically, babylonia and Assyria form but one country. It is therefore with justice ..."

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