from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Bible The scene of a final battle between the forces of good and evil, prophesied to occur at the end of the world.
- n. A decisive or catastrophic conflict.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The site of a prophesied final battle between the forces of good and evil.
- proper n. The scene of a decisive conflict on a great scale.
- proper n. Any great and crucial conflict.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the final, decisive battle between the forces of good and evil, as foretold in the Apocolypse of Saint John. Also, the site of that battle. Used metaphorically for a vast and decisive conflict, attended by cataclysmic destruction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any catastrophically destructive battle
- n. (New Testament) the scene of the final battle between the kings of the Earth at the end of the world
White House budget director Jacob Lew used the word "Armageddon" three times on Sunday talk shows, saying a default could lead to a financial crisis that would send interest rates rising and drive up the cost of credit for all Americans.
I also hate it when Ramon, Herbal Tattooist to the Stars, has misspelled the word "Armageddon."
He used the word Armageddon, of which I had only previously heard mention in the Bible.
The destruction envisioned by an impact of such an object has brought a new undertone to the word Armageddon.
Mr. Lew on Sunday used the word "Armageddon" three times, saying a default could lead to a calamitous financial crisis that would send interest rates rising and drive up the cost of credit for all Americans.
Fawcett survived public-school canings, military academy tortures and the Battle of the Somme, which he called Armageddon, forging himself into a "Nietzschean explorer."
In addition, "Frank Poole" (the movie astronaut killed by HAL 9000) and "Harry Stamper" (Bruce Willis in "Armageddon") are still unwavering in their support of Mike as well.
Except, as previously noted, the Apollo 1 site ... somehow, the scene in "Armageddon" that was filmed there wouldn't have had quite the historical impact if the plaque had been located at the Visitor's Center near the Memorial Wall.
As I said, it has a larger focus on the Elves, although we will also follow the other characters and find out the secrets some of them were concealing in Armageddon's Children.
Both the hard core religious Right and the liberal soccer mothers believe that Armageddon is inevitable if we decriminalize mind altering drugs.