Babylonia

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Babylonia, from Ancient Greek Βαβυλωνία (Babulōnía),[1] from Βαβυλων (Babulōn, Babylon) + -ία (-ía, forming place names for areas).

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Babylonia

  1. (historical) The realm of Babylon in ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), the Babylonian Empire.
  2. (historical) The area of Babylon's empire, Mesopotamia itself.

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  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed. "Babylonian, n. and adj." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 2011.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βαβυλωνία (Babulōnía), derived from Βαβυλών (Babulṓn, Babylon).

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Babylōnia f sg (genitive Babylōniae); first declension

  1. Babylonia
  2. Babylon

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First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Babylōnia
Genitive Babylōniae
Dative Babylōniae
Accusative Babylōniam
Ablative Babylōniā
Vocative Babylōnia
Locative Babylōniae

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  • English: Babylonia
  • Italian: Babilonia

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Babylonia f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Babilónia (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).