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Gomorrah

Gomorrah or Gomorrha (both: gəmôr´ə, –mŏr´ə), in the Bible, city, destroyed with Sodom. Some have speculated that the ruins southeast of the Dead Sea at Numeira, discovered in 1973, may be those of the city.

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Gomorrah

Gomorrah a town in ancient Palestine, probably south of the Dead Sea. According to Genesis 19:24, it was destroyed by fire from heaven, along with Sodom, for the wickedness of its inhabitants.

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