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Götterdämmerung

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  • n. The myth of the destruction of the gods in a final battle with the forces of evil; the apocalypse.
  • n. Any cataclysmic downfall or momentous, apocalyptic event, especially of a regime or an institution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A myth about the ultimate destruction of the gods in a battle with evil.
  • n. An opera by Richard Wagner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. myth about the ultimate destruction of the gods in a battle with evil

Etymologies

From German Götterdämmerung ("twilight of the gods"), especially as the title of an opera by Wagner; by erroneously translating Old Norse ragnarök ("fate of the gods"), misconstrued as ragnarökkr ("twilight of the gods"). (Wiktionary)

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