[ muh-gid-oh ]
/ məˈgɪd oʊ /
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an ancient city in N Israel, on the plain of Esdraelon: site of many battles; often identified with the Biblical Armageddon.
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Words nearby Megiddo
Me generation, Meges, Megger, Meghalaya, Meghan, Megiddo, megillah, megilp, meglitinide, MEGO, megohm
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How to use Megiddo in a sentence
The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo they took no gain of money.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox
During this war severe fighting took place in Sept., 1918, on the field of Armageddon, the entrance to the passes of Megiddo.
The king of Egypt, to whom the country had become subject by the victory at Megiddo, had decided otherwise.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Some of the signs were at once recognised as zodiacal, and less elaborate specimens from Gezer and Megiddo furnish parallels.The Religion of Ancient Palestine|Stanley A. Cook
Some suppose that the Prophet alluded to the death of Josiah, who was slain at Megiddo.
British Dictionary definitions for Megiddo
/ (məˈɡɪdəʊ) /
an ancient town in N Palestine, strategically located on a route linking Egypt to Mesopotamia: site of many battles, including an important Egyptian victory over rebel chieftains in 1469 or 1468 bcSee also Armageddon
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