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Tower of Babel

Saltos de línea: Tower of Babel
Pronunciación: /ˈbeɪb(ə)l
 
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Definición de Tower of Babel en inglés:

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

Origen

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

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