HyperDic: babylonia

English > 1 sense of the word Babylonia:
NOUNlocationBabylonia, Chaldaea, Chaldeaan ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia
English > Babylonia: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king).
SynonymsChaldaea, Chaldea
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofIraq, Republic of Iraq, Al-Iraq, IrakA republic in the Middle East in western Asia
MesopotamiaThe land between the Tigris and Euphrates
PartsSumerAn area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq
Region ofCunaxa, battle of Cunaxabattle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne
RegionBabylonThe chief city of ancient Mesopotamia and capital of the ancient kingdom of Babylonia
SpanishBabilonia, Babylonia

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