1) a woman who sells her body for sexual uses
1a) a prostitute, a harlot, one who yields herself to defilement for the sake of gain
1b) any woman indulging in unlawful sexual intercourse, whether for gain or for lust
2) metaphorically an idolatress
2a) of "Babylon," i.e. Rome, the chief seat of idolatry
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 6:579, 918
Feminine of G4205; a strumpet; figuratively an idolater: - harlot, whore.