gigantomachy

gigantomachia (dʒaɪˌɡæntəʊˈmeɪkɪə)

/ (ˌdʒaɪɡænˈtɒməkɪ) /

noun plural -chies or -chias

Greek myth the war fought between the gods of Olympus and the rebelling giantsSee giant (def. 3)
any battle fought between or as if between giants

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Word Origin for gigantomachy

C17: from Greek gigantomakhia, from gigas giant + makhē battle
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