Gomorrah

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

Definition of Gomorrah

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a place notorious for vice and corruption

Gomorrah

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

Definition of Gomorrah (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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Examples of Gomorrah in a Sentence

Noun looks upon Las Vegas as a Gomorrah that undermines traditional values

First Known Use of Gomorrah

Noun

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gomorrah

Noun

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 12 Apr. 2021.

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