The state, the system, particularly when corrupt or authoritarian. Also the police, as they are the agents of the threat of force that the state derives it's power from.
It symbolized a protest against the oppression from Babylon, which had made its use illegal.
by jamie June 5, 2003
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First of all, you guys are all wrong, babylon does not refer the police. Babylon is a word that jamaicans use to compare their experience of being brought to the americas to the jews being brought to babylon during the babylonian captivity. Babylon refers to the place of captivity as well as the power structure that keeps them there. It can also apply to imperial powers and commercial powers such as corporations and governments.
Peter Tosh didn't want to go on tour in the US because he did not want to go into the heart of babylon.
by Tony Hydro December 21, 2006
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A term originating from Jamaica to describe the police
The babylon all over this place
by Shane Smith May 8, 2005
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Another name for the Roman Catholic Church. Bible Prophecy indicates that it will form a one-world government and execute ANYONE who doesn't do what they say. It is the Beast, it is the Great Whore and it MUST be opposed.
The Bible says that Babylon sits on seven hills (The seven hills of Rome), wears robes of purple and scarlet. (Two ancient colours of authority, showing that the Vatican is a political and religious authority.) There is also historical evidence that it cannot possibly be of God.
by The Revealer July 7, 2006
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the USA The USA has made done all the things described in the Prophecy. I believe that is the fate of the USA.
by Prix Make Prix July 28, 2004
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Noun:1 The Home of all evil,semi equivalent of the conventional christian hell.2The police or any other form of law enforcement.3 breasts (mainly u.k.)
"Man George Bush him a babylon" or "scatter here come the babylon" finally "man look at dem gels babylons"
by Chris "Pipecock" Hinton June 2, 2003
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