Sodom

noun
Sod·​om | \ ˈsä-dəm How to pronounce Sodom (audio) \

Definition of Sodom

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a place notorious for vice or corruption

Sodom

geographical name
Sod·​om | \ ˈsä-dəm How to pronounce Sodom (audio) \

Definition of Sodom (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of Sodom

Noun

1594, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sodom

Noun

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

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“Sodom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sodom. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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