armageddon

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English[edit]

A nuclear holocaust is often associated with armageddon

Etymology[edit]

Generalization of Armageddon.

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  • Rhymes: -ɛdən
  • Hyphenation: Ar‧ma‧ged‧don

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armageddon (plural armageddons)

  1. The scene of a decisive conflict on a great scale.
  2. Any great and crucial conflict.
    • 2009 February 13, Mark Lawson, “A tabloid Carmen”, The Guardian:
      In comparison to Nixon-Mao, terrorism and armageddon, Anna Nicole Smith may seem lightweight, but it could prove an inspired choice.

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