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Tower of Babel Syllabification: Tow·er of Ba·bel
Pronunciation: /ˌtou(ə)r əv ˈbāb(ə)l/
/ˌtou(ə)r əv ˈbab(ə)l/

Definition of Tower of Babel in English:

(In the Bible) a tower built in an attempt to reach heaven, which God frustrated by confusing the languages of its builders so that they could not understand one another (Genesis 11:1-9).


Babel from Hebrew Bāḇel 'Babylon', from Akkadian bāb ili 'gate of god'.

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