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Abaddon

[ uh-bad-n ]
/ əˈbæd n /
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Definition of Abaddon

noun
a place of destruction; the depths of hell.
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Origin of Abaddon

From the Hebrew word ăbhaddōnōn literally, destruction
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British Dictionary definitions for Abaddon

Abaddon
/ (əˈbædən) /

noun
the Devil (Revelation 9:11)
(in rabbinical literature) a part of Gehenna; Hell

Word Origin for Abaddon

Hebrew: literally, destruction
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