Definition of Sodom in English:


Syllabification: Sod·om
Pronunciation: /ˈsädəm
  • 1A town in ancient Palestine, probably south of the Dead Sea. According to Genesis, 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.
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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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