gigantomachy

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gigantomachy

(ˌdʒaɪɡænˈtɒməkɪ) or

gigantomachia

n, pl -chies or -chias
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the war fought between the gods of Olympus and the rebelling giants. See giant3
2. any battle fought between or as if between giants
[C17: from Greek gigantomakhia, from gigas giant + makhē battle]

gigantomachy

1. a war between giants, as in mythology.
2. war between large contestants, as major powers.
See also: War