Definition of Belshazzar in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbelSHəˌzär/ /ˈbɛlʃəˌzɑr/ /belˈSHazər/ /bɛlˈʃæzər/

proper noun

  • (6th century BC), last king of Babylon, son of Nebuchadnezzar. According to the biblical book of Daniel, he was killed in the sacking of the city and his doom was foretold by writing that appeared on the palace walls at a great banquet.