Gomorrah(redirected from Sodom and 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)
A wicked or depraved place: "confirmed my fantasy of Hollywood as both Oz and Gomorrah" (Julie Salamon).
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)
an ancient city destroyed because of its wickedness. Gen. 19:24, 25.
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|Noun||1.||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 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
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