Definition of Sodom and Gomorrah noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Sodom and Gomorrah

BrE BrE//ˌsɒdəm ən ɡəˈmɒrə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɑːdəm ən ɡəˈmɔːrə//
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a place that is full of people behaving in a sexually immoral way The village had a reputation as a latter-day Sodom and Gomorrah. From the names of two cities in the Bible which were destroyed by God to punish the people for their sexually immoral behaviour.