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ˈsɒd əmsodom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sodomnoun

    any location known for vice and corruption

  2. Sodomnoun

    (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants


  1. Sodomnoun

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

  2. Etymology: From Σόδομα from the


  1. sodom

    There are two main definitions for Sodom depending on its use: 1) It is a biblical term: Sodom was an ancient city mentioned in the Book of Genesis and throughout the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and in the deuterocanonical books. It was destroyed by God due to its wickedness, specifically their lack of hospitality and aggressive behaviors, often associated with sexual immorality. 2) In a broader cultural context: Sodom is often used symbolically or metaphorically to refer to a place of vice, corruption or wickedness. It's a term often associated with sin and decadence.


  1. Sodom

    Sodom is a German thrash metal trio from Gelsenkirchen, formed in 1981. Along with the bands Kreator and Destruction, Sodom is considered one of the "big three" of Teutonic thrash metal. While all three bands created a sound that would influence death metal, Sodom's music style would greatly influence many late-1980s and early-1990s black metal bands, among others.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sodom in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sodom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Medard Bitekyerezo:

    The U.S. Supreme Court's declaration shows the West has become totally disoriented and descended into a Sodom and Gomorrah society, but that's their business - they can't impose it on us.

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    repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
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