Armageddon

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 /ˌɑːməˈɡɛdən/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
Ar•ma•ged•don /ˌɑrməˈgɛdən/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Biblethe place where the final battle between good and evil will be fought.
  2. [armageddon] any large-scale and decisive or final conflict.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
Ar•ma•ged•don  (är′mə gedn),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Biblethe place where the final battle will be fought between the forces of good and evil (probably so called in reference to the battlefield of Megiddo. Rev. 16:16).
  2. the last and completely destructive battle:The arms race can lead to Armageddon.
  3. any great and crucial conflict.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Armageddon /ˌɑːməˈɡɛdən/ n
  1. the final battle at the end of the world between the forces of good and evil, God against the kings of the earth (Revelation 16:16)
  2. a catastrophic and extremely destructive conflict, esp World War I viewed as this
Etymology: 19th Century: from Late Latin Armagedōn, from Greek, from Hebrew har megiddōn, mountain district of Megiddo, in N Palestine, site of various battles in the Old Testament



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