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(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants.  Synonym: Gomorrah.

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"Gomorrha" Quotes from Famous Books

... poet at any time; but on this occasion I was nine parts and nine tenths, out of ten, stark staring mad. At first I was fixed in stuporific insensibility, silent, sullen, staring like Lot's wife besaltified in the plains of Gomorrha. But my second paroxysm chiefly beggars description. The rifted northern ocean, when returning suns dissolve the chains of winter, and loosening precipices of long-accumulated ice tempest with hideous crash the foaming ...
— The Letters of Robert Burns • Robert Burns

Words linked to "Gomorrha" :   Sion, Zion, metropolis, Old Testament, urban center, Yisrael, State of Israel, city, Israel

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