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sodom

Noun

1 any location known for vice and corruption
2 (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

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Etymology

From the Greek from the Hebrew סדם

Pronunciation

  • (UK): /ˈsɒdəm/, /"sQd@m/
  • (US): , /ˈsɑdəm/, /"sAd@m/

Noun

Sodom
  1. a city in the Middle East destroyed in the Bible by the Hebrew God for the sins of its inhabitants.

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Old English

Noun

  • Sodoma , Sodome

Declension

  • Singular: se Sodoma/séo Sodome, þæs/þǽre Sodoman, þǽm/þǽre Sodoman, þone/þá Sodoman
  • Plural: þá Sodoman, þǽra Sodomena, þǽm Sodomum, þá Sodoman

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Sodom in German: Sodom
Sodom in Dutch: Sodom
Sodom in Japanese: ソドム
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