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Götterdämmerung

Syllabification: Göt·ter·däm·mer·ung
Pronunciation: /ˌɡätərˈdaməro͝oNG
 
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Definition of Götterdämmerung in English:

(In Germanic mythology) the downfall of the gods.
Example sentences
  • But in describing its unprecedented economic fertility, the imagery of Genesis is more appropriate than that of Götterdämmerung.

Origin

German, literally 'twilight of the gods', popularized by Wagner's use of the word as the title of the last opera of the Ring cycle.

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