What does the word babel mean?

Usage examples for babel

  1. It was a second edition of Babel. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  2. Babel itself is supposed to represent the temple of Belus. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  3. Almost any settlement, again, is felt to be better than none, and the more nearly a matter comes home to everyone, the more important is it that it should be treated as a sleeping dog, and be let to lie, for if one person begins to open his mouth, fatal developments may arise in the Babel that will follow. – God the Known and God the Unknown by Samuel Butler