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Sodom

[ sod-uhm ]
/ ˈsɒd əm /
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noun
an ancient city destroyed, with Gomorrah, because of its wickedness. Genesis 18–19.
any very sinful, corrupt, vice-ridden place.
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Origin of Sodom

From Late Latin Sodoma (neuter plural noun), from Greek Sódoma (neuter plural noun), from Hebrew Sĕdōm, of uncertain origin and meaning
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British Dictionary definitions for Sodom

Sodom
/ (ˈsɒdəm) /

noun
Old Testament a city destroyed by God for its wickedness that, with Gomorrah, traditionally typifies depravity (Genesis 19:24)
this city as representing homosexuality
any place notorious for depravity
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