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babylonian


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Babylonian  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Babylonian  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Babylonian 
  n  1:  an  inhabitant  of  ancient  Babylon  [syn:  {Babylonian}] 
  2:  the  ideographic  and  syllabic  writing  system  in  which  the 
  ancient  Babylonian  language  was  written  [syn:  {Babylonian}] 




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