What does the word babylon mean?

Usage examples for babylon

  1. To that I will constantly bend my thoughts, never forgetting it, for I dare not tarry; with the years already on my head, fate may arrest my steps, and the tower of Babylon remain unfinished. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  2. 8 to the time when Jehoiachin was carried away to Babylon. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  3. Babylonia has become a united kingdom with its capital and centre at Babylon. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce