Gomorrah

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Go·mor·rah 1

 (gə-môr′ə, -mŏr′ə)
An ancient city of Palestine near Sodom, possibly covered by the waters of the Dead Sea. According to the Bible, the city was destroyed by fire because of its wickedness.

Go·mor·rah 2

 (gə-môr′ə, -mŏr′ə)
n.
A wicked or depraved place: "confirmed my fantasy of Hollywood as both Oz and Gomorrah" (Julie Salamon).

[After Gomorrah.]

Gomorrah

(ɡəˈmɒrə) or

Gomorrha

n
1. (Bible) Old Testament one of two ancient cities near the Dead Sea, the other being Sodom, that were destroyed by God as a punishment for the wickedness of their inhabitants (Genesis 19:24)
2. any place notorious for vice and depravity
Goˈmorrean, Goˈmorrhean adj

Go•mor•rah

(gəˈmɔr ə, -ˈmɒr ə)

n.
an ancient city destroyed because of its wickedness. Gen. 19:24, 25.
Go•mor′re•an, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gomorrah - (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitantsGomorrah - (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity 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
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
Translations

Gomorrah

[gəˈmɒrə] NGomorra f

Gomorrah

, Gomorrha
nGomorr(h)a nt