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Ar·ma·ged·don

 (är′mə-gĕd′n)
n.
1.
a. Bible In the book of Revelation, the place of the gathering of armies for the final battle before the end of the world.
b. The battle involving these armies.
2. A decisive or catastrophic conflict.

[Late Latin Armagedōn, from Greek, from Hebrew har məgiddô, the mountain region of Megiddo : har, mountain; see hrr in Semitic roots + məgiddô, Megiddo.]

Armageddon

(ˌɑːməˈɡɛdən)
n
1. (Bible) New Testament 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
[C19: 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]

Ar•ma•ged•don

(ˌɑr məˈgɛd n)

n.
1. the place where the final battle between good and evil will be fought (probably a reference to the battlefield of Megiddo. Rev. 16:16).
2. a final, completely destructive battle.
3. any large-scale and decisive conflict.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Armageddon - (New Testament) the scene of the final battle between the kings of the Earth at the end of the worldArmageddon - (New Testament) the scene of the final battle between the kings of the Earth at the end of the world
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
2.Armageddon - any catastrophically destructive battleArmageddon - any catastrophically destructive battle; "they called the first World War an Armageddon"
battle, engagement, fight, conflict - a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
Translations

Armageddon

[ˌɑːməˈgedn] N (Bible) → la batalla de Armagedón (fig) → la guerra del fin del mundo

Armageddon

[ˌɑːrməˈgɛdən] nArmaggedon m

Armageddon

n (Bibl) → Armageddon nt; (fig also)weltweite or globale Katastrophe
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Finally, the ethos of Armageddon, which took root in Japan during World War II, is especially strong in many futuristic anime and manga series, such as Harmagedon, Apocalypse Zero, Demon-Beast Phalanx, Tokyo Revelations, Appleseed, Earthian, Trinity Blood and Akira, to name only a few.
Mas que el genocidio, mas que el holocausto (mas que la Shoah), lo que sucedio hace 60 anos en esas desgraciadas ciudades niponas (la segunda con peor suerte que Kokura, que era el blanco elegido de antemano, solo que las nubes que la cubrian la salvaron en el ultimo momento) fue el Harmagedon apocaliptico descrito en el Nuevo Testamento como el lugar donde se desarrollaria la ultima batalla entre las fuerzas del bien y del mal en los ultimos dias.