Armageddon

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Ar·​ma·​ged·​don | \ ˌär-mə-ˈge-dᵊn How to pronounce Armageddon (audio) \

Definition of Armageddon

1a : the site or time of a final and conclusive battle between the forces of good and evil
b : the battle taking place at Armageddon
2 : a usually vast decisive conflict or confrontation

Examples of Armageddon in a Sentence

the threat of nuclear Armageddon

First Known Use of Armageddon

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Armageddon

Greek Armageddōn, Harmagedōn, scene of the battle foretold in Revelation 16:14–16

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The first known use of Armageddon was before the 12th century

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“Armageddon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Armageddon. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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Armageddon

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English Language Learners Definition of Armageddon

: a final destructive battle or conflict

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