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Sodom

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒdəm
 
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Definition of Sodom in English:

1A town in ancient Palestine, probably south of the Dead Sea. According to Gen. 19:24 it was destroyed by fire from heaven, together with Gomorrah, for the wickedness of its inhabitants.
1.1 (as noun a Sodom) A wicked or depraved place: the city has always been more than a tawdry Sodom and Gomorrah
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  • ‘We want to stop the hurried flight of humanity towards a Sodom and Gomorra situation, and we want to save it,’ he added.
  • Some may call Gotham City a Sodom and Gomorra of the modern era, but even with its faults and abundance of vice, there are still good people there trying to survive.
  • Clearly only a man of iron self-discipline can be trusted in such a Sodom.

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