Babel (A confusion of sounds or voices; a scene of noise or confusion)

Babel (A confusion of sounds or voices; a scene of noise or confusion)
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  • Babel — Ba bel, n. [Heb. B[=a]bel, the name of the capital of Babylonia; in Genesis associated with the idea of confusion. ] 1. The city and tower in the land of Shinar, where the confusion of languages took place. [1913 Webster] Therefore is the name of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Babel — Babelic /bay bel ik, ba /, adj. /bay beuhl, bab euhl/, n. 1. an ancient city in the land of Shinar in which the building of a tower (Tower of Babel) intended to reach heaven was begun and the confusion of the language of the people took place.… …   Universalium

  • Babel — I Ba•bel [[t]ˈbeɪ bəl, ˈbæb əl[/t]] n. 1) bib an ancient city in Shinar where people began building a tower (Tower of Babel) intended to reach heaven but were forced to abandon their work upon the confusion of their languages by God. Gen. 11:4–9 …   From formal English to slang

  • Babel — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Hebrew Bābhel, from Akkadian bāb ilu gate of god Date: 14th century 1. a city in Shinar where the building of a tower is held in Genesis to have been halted by the confusion of tongues 2. often not capitalized …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • babel — noun a) A place or scene of noise and confusion. b) A confused mixture of sounds, as of voices or languages …   Wiktionary

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • din — n Din, uproar, pandemonium, hullabaloo, babel, hubbub, clamor, racket mean a disturbing or confusing welter of sounds or a scene or situation marked by such a welter of sounds. Din emphasizes the distress suffered by the ears and the completely… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • List of Metal Gear characters — The Metal Gear franchise features a large number of fictional characters. The series canon comprises (not including re releases and remakes) Metal Gear (MG) and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (MG2) for the MSX2, Metal Gear Solid (MGS) for the… …   Wikipedia


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