an ancient city in Mesopotamia, the capital of Babylonia in the 2nd millennium bc . The city was on the banks of the Euphrates River and was noted for its luxury, its fortifications, and, particularly, for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.
a town on the southern shore of Long Island in New York that includes the villages of Babylon and Amityville; population 219,761 (est. 2008).
(chiefly among Rastafarians) a contemptuous or dismissive term for aspects of a society seen as degenerate or oppressive, especially the police.
praise them for bringing a new rectitude to Babylon