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Babylonian

  

      n  
1    an inhabitant of ancient Babylon or Babylonia  
2    the extinct language of Babylonia, belonging to the E Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family: a dialect of Akkadian  
      adj  
3    of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient Babylon or Babylonia, its people, or their language  
4    decadent or depraved  


Babylonian captivity  
      n  
1    the exile of the Jews in Babylonia from about 586 to about 538 b.c.  
2    the exile of the seven popes in Avignon (1309--77)  
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exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty

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