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A city of ancient Palestine possibly located south of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was destroyed along with Gomorrah because of its wickedness and depravity.
Sod·om 2or sod·om (sŏd′əm)
A place well known for vice and corruption.
1. (Bible) Old Testament a city destroyed by God for its wickedness that, with Gomorrah, traditionally typifies depravity (Genesis 19:24)
2. this city as representing homosexuality
3. any place notorious for depravity
1. an ancient city destroyed because of its wickedness. Gen. 18–19.
2. any corrupt, vice-ridden place.
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|Noun||1.||sodom - any location known for vice and corruption|
location - a point or extent in space
|2.||Sodom - (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible