noun Abad·don \ə-ˈba-dən\

Definition of Abaddon



  1. :  a place of destruction :  an underworld abode of lost souls :  hell

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Origin and Etymology of abaddon

from Abaddon “the angel of the bottomless pit” (Revelation 9:11), going back to Middle English, borrowed from Late Latin, borrowed from Greek Abaddōn, borrowed from Hebrew 'ăbhaddōn, literally, “destruction”

First Known Use: 1583

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