Gomorrah

noun
Go·​mor·​rah | \ gə-ˈmȯr-ə How to pronounce Gomorrah (audio) \

Definition of Gomorrah

: a place notorious for vice and corruption

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Examples of Gomorrah in a Sentence

looks upon Las Vegas as a Gomorrah that undermines traditional values

First Known Use of Gomorrah

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gomorrah

from Gomorrah, ancient city destroyed by God for its wickedness in Genesis 19

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The first known use of Gomorrah was in 1850

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“Gomorrah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gomorrah. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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Gomorrah geographical name

Go·​mor·​rah | \ gə-ˈmȯr-ə How to pronounce Gomorrah (audio) , -ˈmär- \

Definition of Gomorrah

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

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