Babel

Ba"bel

(), n. [Heb. Bbel, 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.
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Therefore is the name of it called Babel.
Gen. xi. 9.
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2. Hence: A place or scene of noise and confusion; a confused mixture of sounds, as of voices or languages.
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That babel of strange heathen languages.
Hammond.
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The grinding babel of the street
. R. L. Stevenson.
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