There are 2 definitions of Babylon in English:

Babylon1

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Pronunciation: /ˈbabɪlɒn
 
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An ancient city in Mesopotamia, the capital of Babylonia in the 2nd millennium bc. The city (of which only ruins now remain) lay on the Euphrates and was noted by classical writers for its luxury, its fortifications, and its legendary Hanging Gardens.

Origin

Greek Babulōn (from Hebrew bāḇel), also the name of the mystical city of the Apocalypse. Compare with babel.

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There are 2 definitions of Babylon in English:

Babylon2

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Pronunciation: /ˈbabɪlɒn
 
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noun

[mass noun] black English
(Chiefly among Rastafarians) a contemptuous or dismissive term for aspects of white culture seen as degenerate or oppressive, especially the police: praise them for bringing a new rectitude to Babylon
More example sentences
  • The Babylon acted swiftly and managed to find one of the suspects by fingerprinting.
  • Babylon is like, the society built by white people.
  • All people should have dreadlocks because nobody has ever said to wash your hair but Babylon.

Origin

1940s: by association with Babylon1.

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