n [sing] scene of noisy talking and confusion 人声嘈杂、乱糟糟的场面
*a babel of voices in the busy market 繁忙的市场上嘈杂的声音.
n [singular, U]
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Tower of Babel, (in the Bible) tower in ancient Babylon whose builders made God angry, so he made them unable to understand each other's speech]
the confusing sound of many voices talking together
a babel of French and Italian