Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

pl.n.
In the book of Revelation, four horsemen that personify pestilence, war, famine, and death, sent as harbingers of the end of the world. Also called Four Horsemen.

Four′ Horse′men of the Apoc′alypse


n.pl.
four horsemen symbolizing pestilence, war, famine, and death. Rev. 6:2–8.
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