Definition of Armageddon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɑːməˈɡedn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːrməˈɡedn//
    [singular, uncountable]
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  1. 1(in the Bible) a battle between good and evil at the end of the world
  2. 2a terrible war that could destroy the world nuclear Armageddon
  3. Word OriginGreek, from Hebrew har měgiddōn ‘hill of Megiddo’ (Rev. 16:16).
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