- the place where the final battle will be fought between the forces of good and evil (probably so called in reference to the battlefield of Megiddo. Rev. 16:16).
- the last and completely destructive battle: The arms race can lead to Armageddon.
- any great and crucial conflict.
Examples from the Web for armageddon
With the DR-Congo now Ebola-stricken, fears of an Armageddon are rising.Is This Ebola's Tipping Point?
August 26, 2014
Within months Musharraf had started a war with India in Kashmir and was taking the country to the brink of Armageddon.The New Head of Pakistan’s Army Holds the Country’s Most Important Job
November 30, 2013
They lead armies into battle and are in training for the final showdown at Armageddon.The Truth About Angels in the Bible
August 15, 2013
Armageddon has been coming to your local cineplex on an almost weekly basis—and will continue to for the rest of the year.From ‘After Earth’ to ‘World War Z’: The Year in Apocalypse Movies
June 24, 2013
As the Anti-Defamation League notes, this narrative entails “the annihilation of Jews…who refuse to convert at Armageddon.”The Pro-Israel Lobby: Narratives, Not Money
May 2, 2013
He who is not faithful in a skirmish would not be faithful in an Armageddon.The Wedding Ring
T. De Witt Talmage
And thus they make the run on the bank, gathering about it like the hosts of Armageddon.Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales
Robert L. Taylor
I think he would not quit the board if Armageddon were towards.The Lady of Loyalty House
Justin Huntly McCarthy
If he is not turned out of office, that is how he will appear on the Day of Armageddon.Actions and Reactions
The consummation of all things is to be reached as the result of the field of Armageddon.Freedom In Service
Fossey John Cobb Hearnshaw
- New Testament the final battle at the end of the world between the forces of good and evil, God against the kings of the earth (Revelation 16:16)
- a catastrophic and extremely destructive conflict, esp World War I viewed as this
Word Origin and History for armageddon
"a final conflict," 1811, figurative use of name in Rev. xvi:16, place of the great and final conflict, from Hebrew Har Megiddon "Mount of Megiddo," city in central Palestine, site of important Israeli battles.
In the Book of Revelation, the site of the final and conclusive battle between good and evil, involving “the kings of the Earth and the whole world,” on the “great day of God Almighty.”