HyperDic: babylon

English > 1 sense of the word Babylon:
NOUNlocationBabylonthe chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
Babylon > pronunciation
RhymesAbidjan ... Yukon: 149 rhymes with aan...
English > Babylon: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofMesopotamiaThe land between the Tigris and Euphrates
PartsHanging Gardens of BabylonA terraced garden at Babylon watered by pumps from the Euphrates
Tower of Babel, Babel(Genesis 11
Region ofAdadBabylonian god of storms and wind
AdapaA Babylonian demigod or first man (sometimes identified with Adam)
AnsharThe Babylonian father of the gods
AntumBabylonian consort of Anu
AnuBabylonian god of the sky
Anunnaki, EnukiAny of a group of powerful Babylonian earth spirits or genii
Babylonia, Chaldaea, ChaldeaAn ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia
BabylonianThe ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written
BelBabylonian god of the earth
Damkina, Damgalnunna(Babylonian) earth goddess
GirruThe Babylonian god of fire
GulaThe Babylonian goddess of healing and consort of Ninurta
Ishtar, MylittaBabylonian and Assyrian goddess of love / love and fertility and war
KisharBabylonian consort of Anshar
Marduk, Merodach, Baal Merodach, Bel-MerodachThe chief Babylonian god
Nabu, NeboBabylonian god of wisdom / wisdom / wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools
NinaThe Babylonian goddess of the watery deep and daughter of Ea
Ningirsu(Babylonian god in older pantheon) god of war and agriculture
NingishzidaAn underworld Babylonian deity
Ninurta, NinibA solar deity
Sarpanitu, Zirbanit, Zarpanitconsort of Marduk
ShamashThe chief sun god
Tashmit, Tashmitumconsort of Nabu
RegionMesopotamiaThe land between the Tigris and Euphrates
AdjectivesBabylonianof or relating to the city of Babylon or its people or culture

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