babel

  1. Proper noun.  The city and tower in the land of Shinar where the confusion of languages took place, according to the Bible.
  2. Noun.  A confused mixture of sounds and voices, especially in different languages. (defdate, from 16th c.) .
  3. Noun.  A place or scene of noise and confusion. (defdate, from 16th c.) .
  4. Noun.  A tall, looming structure. (defdate, from 16th c.) .
  5. Noun.  (alternative form of, Babel) .

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