Babylonian Captivity

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Babylonian captivity

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1. (Judaism) the exile of the Jews in Babylonia from about 586 to about 538 bc
2. (Historical Terms) the exile of the seven popes in Avignon (1309–77)
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Noun1.Babylonian Captivity - the deportation of the Jews to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC