noun Etymology: Greek Armageddōn, Harmagedōn, scene of the battle foretold in Revelation 16:14-16 Date: 14th century 1. a. the site or time of a final and conclusive battle between the forces of good and evil b. the battle taking place at Armageddon 2. a usually vast decisive conflict or confrontation

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  • Armageddon — Ar ma*ged don ([aum]r*m[.a] j[e^] d n), n. the final, decisive battle between the forces of good and evil, as foretold in the Apocolypse of Saint John. Also, the site of that battle. Used metaphorically for a vast and decisive conflict, attended… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ARMAGEDDON — nomen loci Apocalyps. c. 16. v. 16. Vide sis doctissimum Hammondum, in locum. Nic. Lloydius …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Armageddon — (n.) a final conflict, 1811, figurative use of name in Rev. xvi:16, place of the great and final conflict, from Hebrew Har Megiddon Mount of Megiddo, city in central Palestine, site of important Israeli battles …   Etymology dictionary

  • Armageddon —    Film catastrophe de Michael Bay, avec Bruce Willis,Billy Bob Thornton,Liv Tyler,Ben Affleck,Will Patton,Steve Buscemi.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1998   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 2 h 28    Résumé    Une équipe de têtes brûlées est …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Armageddon — ► NOUN 1) (in the New Testament) the last battle between good and evil before the Day of Judgement. 2) a catastrophic conflict. ORIGIN Greek, from a Hebrew phrase meaning «hill of Megiddo» (Book of Revelation, chapter 16) …   English terms dictionary

  • Armageddon — [är΄mə ged′ n] n. [LL(Ec) Armagedon < Gr Harmagedōn < ? Heb har, mountain + megido, the plain of MEGIDDO] 1. Bible the place where the last, decisive battle between the forces of good and evil is to be fought before Judgment Day: Rev. 16:16 …   English World dictionary

  • Armageddon — For other uses, see Armageddon (disambiguation). Ruins atop Tel Megiddo. Christian eschatology Eschatology views …   Wikipedia

  • Armageddon —    In the book of Revelation, Armageddon is the site of the battle of the great day of God. (Rev. 16:15 16). It is widely identified with the ancient biblical city of Megiddo (mentioned in Judges 4 5 and II Kings 9), currently the site of… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

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