Gehenna - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ɡəˈhenə|
Brit.  |ɡəˈhɛnə|


- a place where the wicked are punished after death (syn: gehenna, tartarus)


...the depression that has enshrouded her since the death of her husband is a Gehenna from which she may never be released... a fire-and-brimstone sermon, the evangelist warned those assembled that they faced the fires of Gehenna if they failed to repent...

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