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
References in classic literature ?
(If he is not turned out of office, that is how he will appear on the Day of Armageddon.)
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Revelation 6:12 and 16-18 says the great earthquake (referred to as the Armageddon earthquake) that will occur during the end times.
If this match ends in a tie, there will be an Armageddon game where white has 5 minutes and black has 4 minutes with an increment of 3 seconds per move, starting from move 61 with draw odds.
As for this 11 years until Earth's Armageddon in 2030, that sounds like a nice round number just like the Armageddon year 2000 that was predicted back in the 1970s.
The city will not face 'Armageddon' - but there will be disruption, the city council's European chief has warned.
Amanda Worne, 47, from Yapton, near Arundel, West Sussex, said that "armageddon" broke out as police and emergency services responded to the incident at the Prezzo restaurant in High Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, at 6.45pm on Sunday.
The end is nigh at Armageddon -- at least for an old Israeli prison near the ancient ruins of Megiddo, by tradition the site of the apocalyptic biblical battle between good and evil.
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