Armageddon

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noun Ar·ma·ged·don \ˌär-mə-ˈge-dən\

Definition of Armageddon

  1. 1a :  the site or time of a final and conclusive battle between the forces of good and evilb :  the battle taking place at Armageddon

  2. 2 :  a usually vast decisive conflict or confrontation

Examples of armageddon in a sentence

  1. the threat of nuclear Armageddon

Origin and Etymology of armageddon

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


First Known Use: before 12th century

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ARMAGEDDON Defined for English Language Learners

Armageddon

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noun Ar·ma·ged·don \ˌär-mə-ˈge-dən\

Definition of Armageddon for English Language Learners

  • : a final destructive battle or conflict



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