Definition of Abaddon in English:

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Abaddon

Pronunciation: /əˈbadn/
(In the Bible) a name for the Devil or for hell.

Origin

Late Middle English: via Greek from Hebrew ῾ăḇaddōn 'destruction'. Its use for 'hell' arose in the late 17th century.

Words that rhyme with Abaddon

gladden, gladdon, Ibadan, madden, sadden

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Syllabification: A·bad·don

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