noun \gə-ˈmr-ə\

Definition of GOMORRAH

:  a place notorious for vice and corruption

Origin of GOMORRAH

from Gomorrah, ancient city destroyed by God for its wickedness in Genesis 19
First Known Use: 1850

Related to GOMORRAH


geographical name \gə-ˈmr-ə, -ˈmär-\

Definition of GOMORRAH

ancient city thought to be in the area now covered by the SW part of the Dead Sea


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