Armageddon

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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