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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: A decisive, catastrophic conflict.
ETYMOLOGY:From the Book of Revelation 16:16 where Armageddon is mentioned. It is the supposed site of a final battle between the forces of good and evil. The word is from Greek Harmagedon, from Hebrew har megiddo (Mount Megiddo).
USAGE:"In the event that the US unleashed a nuclear Armageddon, the radar station would have immediately warned Moscow."
Luke Harding; For Sale: One Communist-era Ghost Town; The Guardian (London, UK); Feb 5, 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Every one of us is precious in the cosmic perspective. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another. -Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (1934-1996)