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Godzilla

[god-zil-uh]
Trademark.
  1. a science-fiction monster that resembles an enormous bipedal lizard, featured in Japanese and American films, television, and comic books.
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Origin of Godzilla

1950–55; an Anglicized version of the Japanese name Gojira < Japanese gorira gorilla + kujira whale
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Related Words for godzilla

giant, behemoth, titan, mammoth, Goliath, cyclops, leviathan, Hercules, Gargantua, Samson, Godzilla

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  • Sand-fleas and blowflies become nightriders marauding a new turf of godzilla cars.

    The Land of Look Behind

    Paul Cameron Brown