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Godzilla

[god-zil-uh] /gɒdˈzɪl ə/
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a science-fiction monster that resembles an enormous bipedal lizard, featured in Japanese and American films, television, and comic books.
Origin of Godzilla
1950-1955
1950-55; an Anglicized version of the Japanese name Gojira < Japanese gorira gorilla + kujira whale
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  • Sand-fleas and blowflies become nightriders marauding a new turf of Godzilla cars.

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noun

a huge example of something; a monstrous entity

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Google is the Godzilla of search engines.

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