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1. In the Bible, a place outside Jerusalem where the Canaanites offered children as sacrifices to Moloch.
2. The place where wicked souls are punished after death; Hell.
(Bible) Old Testament a place in the valley immediately to the southwest of Jerusalem; the Shrine of Moloch, where human sacrifices were offered
[from Hebrew Tōpheth]
or To•pheth(ˈtoʊ fɪt, -fɛt)
1. (in the Bible) a place near Jerusalem where children were offered as sacrifices to Moloch.
2. the place of punishment for the wicked after death; hell.
[1350–1400; Middle English « Hebrew tōpheth a place name]