Noachian deluge

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Noun1.Noachian deluge - (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
Christian Bible, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Bible, Word of God, Book, Word - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
flood, inundation, alluvion, deluge - the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations"
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The great Flood described, commonly referred to as the Noachian Deluge, was an historical event, worldwide in its extent and effect.
Hagberg, a graduate student at a Bible College, wondered how saltwater marine life survived 40 days and nights of a freshwater downpour during the Noachian Deluge.