Babel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbeɪbl|  American pronunciation of the word babel
Brit.  |ˈbeɪb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word babel

noun

- (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
- a confusion of voices and other sounds

Examples

The babel inside the bus was incredible.

His voice was heard above the babel.

a babel of French and Italian

A perfect babel!

the confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel

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