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Noun: babel  bey-bul or ba-bul
  1. A confusion of voices and other sounds
Noun: Babel  bey-bul or ba-bul
  1. (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another
    - Tower of Babel

Derived forms: babels

Type of: confusion, ziggurat, zikkurat, zikurat

Part of: Babylon

Encyclopedia: Babel, Carmarthenshire