Gomorrah [guh-mawr-uh, -mor-uh] Examples noun
- Also Douay Bible, Go·mor·rha. an ancient city destroyed, with Sodom, because of its wickedness. Gen. 19:24, 25.
- any extremely wicked place.
Related formsGo·mor·re·an, adjective Examples from the Web for gomorrah Contemporary Examples of gomorrah
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I like to think of Shooters as Sodom and Gomorrah, reimagined for the modern world.
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Historical Examples of gomorrah
Gomorrah, the right bank, was the region of vice, license and dishonesty.
This ain’t Sodom and Gomorrah; it’s the comin’ of the kingdom of God on earth.’
Eliza Calvert Hall
You men of Bondathal are not better than the men of Gomorrah.’
Think—this is what they had to eat at the cafs boulevardes of Gomorrah.
You cannot wake up the people of Gomorrah with the gospel of peace.
British Dictionary definitions for gomorrah Gomorrah Gomorrha noun
- Old Testament one of two ancient cities near the Dead Sea, the other being Sodom, that were destroyed by God as a punishment for the wickedness of their inhabitants (Genesis 19:24)
- any place notorious for vice and depravity
Derived FormsGomorrean or Gomorrhean, adjective Word Origin and History for gomorrah Gomorrah
Biblical site, from Hebrew ‘omer “sheaf” (of corn, etc.), probably a reference to the fertility of the region.