Armageddon

EnglishEdit

A nuclear holocaust is often associated with Armageddon

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew הר מגידו (har megiddo), used in Revelation 16:16, referring to Mount Megiddo, the place of the last battle at the Last Judgment.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɛdən
  • Hyphenation: Ar‧ma‧ged‧don

Proper nounEdit

Armageddon

  1. (Christianity, Islam) The site of a prophesied final battle between the forces of good and evil.
  2. The scene of a decisive conflict on a great scale.
  3. Any great and crucial conflict.

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Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 04:40