babel

  1. a confusion of voices and other sounds
  2. (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

babel

[n] - a confusion of voices and other sounds
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Babel

Hebrew name for the city of Babylon, chiefly associated with the Tower of Babel which, in the Genesis story in the Old Testament,...
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Babel

Ba'bel noun [ Hebrew Bābel , 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. « Therefore is the name of it called Babel . Gen. xi. 9...
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babel

noun a confusion of voices and other sounds
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Babel

• (n.) Hence: A place or scene of noise and confusion; a confused mixture of sounds, as of voices or languages. • (n.) The city and tower in the land of Shinar, where the confusion of languages took place.
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Babel

(from the article `International Film Awards 2007`) ...feel of Hollywood`s bittersweet romances of the 1940s, with George Clooney (see Biographies) and Cate Blanchett suffering among the ruins of ... ...Guillermo Navarro for Pan`s LabyrinthArt Direction: Eugenio Caballero (art direction) and Pilar Revuelta (set decoration) for Pan`s ......
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Babel

The tower of Babel was built by the people of Babylon in an attempt to reach heaven.
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Babel

[protocol] The Babel routing protocol is a distance-vector routing protocol for Internet Protocol packet-switched networks that is designed to be robust and efficient on both wireless mesh networks and wired networks. Babel is based on the ideas in Destination-Sequenced Distance Vector routing (DSDV), Ad hoc On-Demand Distance Vector Routin...
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Babel

[book] Babel is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1978, and contains Smith`s poems along with her prose, lyrics, pictures and drawings. == Contents == === Radio Ethiopia === === Alien to Alien === === Sister Morphine === === Pipe Dreams === === Mohammedia === === Corps de Plane === === Babel === == Notes == ...
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Babel

Babel was old slang for confusion.
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Babel

Babel was old slang for confusion.
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Babel

[soundtrack] Babel is the original soundtrack album, on the Concord label, of the 2006 Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning film Babel starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Adriana Barraza, Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal, Rinko Kikuchi and Koji Yakusho. The original score and songs were composed and produced by Gustavo Santaolalla. The...
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Babel

Babel (bā'bul) [Heb.,=confused], in the Bible, place where Noah's descendants (who spoke one language) tried to build a tower reaching up to heaven to make a name for themselves. For this presumption the speech of the builders was confused, thus ending the project. The story was perhaps or...
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Babel

Hebrew name for the city of Babylon, chiefly associated with the Tower of Babel which, in the Genesis story in the Old Testament, was erected in the plain of Shinar by the descendants of Noah. It was a ziggurat, or staged temple, seven storeys high (100 m/328 ft) with a shrine of Marduk on the summit. It was built by Nabopolassar, father of Neb...
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Babel

Babel is the name used in the Hebrew Bible for the city of Babylon. Babel may also refer to: ==People== ==Places== ===Tower of Babel=== ==Literature== ==Film, television and entertainment== ===Translation aids=== ===Star Trek=== ==Technology and science== ==Music== ===Albums=== ===Songs=== ...
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Babel

[newspaper] Babel was an Iraqi newspaper which was under the direction of Uday Hussein, the son of Saddam Hussein. ==History and profile== Babel was one of the newspapers owned by Uday Hussein. He was also the founder of the paper which was published both in Arabic and English. The paper was banned by then Iraqi government for one month in ...
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Babel

[surname] Babel is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ...
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Babel

[song] `Babel` is a song performed by British folk rock band Mumford & Sons, released as the fourth single from their second studio album Babel (2012). It was released on 9 July 2013 as a digital download. The song was written by Mumford & Sons and produced by Markus Dravs. ==Music video== A music video to accompany the release of `Babel` w...
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