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(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants

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His works, Raeford's MVP (coming fall, 2015), "Melody Hill," and the award-winning novel The Gomorrah Principle, all draw from his experiences as a paratrooper and infantry light weapons specialist serving from 1970 to 1972 with the 82nd Airborne Division.
He told the committee: "You should take heed of the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, it will lower the tone of life and principles in the city of Swansea.
Considering the extraordinary extent to which the book captured the public imagination, it was perhaps inevitable that Gomorrah would be turned quickly into a film, particularly given the enduring appeal of the crime-film genre.
Director Matteo Garrone's film Gomorrah, based off Robert Saviano's book of the same name, intertwines five stories about how organized crime affects and paralyzes daily life in Italy.
The Robert Bork who wrote The Antitrust Paradox is the best antidote to the later Bork who wrote Slouching Towards Gomorrah.
New tracks Integral and The Sodom And Gomorrah Show proved that Neil and bandmate Chris Lowe are still relevant to today's scene - even with a combined age of 99.
Long considered the modern-day equivalent of Sodom and Gomorrah, Hollywood is increasingly showing its family-friendly side, churning out an unprecedented number of films and television shows with uplifting, redemptive themes.
Both remixes of "The Sodom and Gomorrah Show" (one sinewy new wave, one glitch-pop) surpass the overblown LP incarnation, while Michael Mayer's techno take on 2004 single "Flamboyant" wisely preserves its hilarious lyric.
Scarborough, for example, says, "Every single step down the road toward Gomorrah that this nation has taken in the last four years has been initiated by a federal judge.
Personally, we're hoping for a Sodom and Gomorrah line next.
Biblically, he omits any reference to the fact that God destroyed the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah because of the homosexual activities taking place there; politically, he omits the fact that, constitutionally, each state has the right to make laws reflecting the morals of its populace, and that liberals are trying to negate this right by getting activist judges to make law, instead of following the law like they should.
Articles in this issue of the Humanist, however, ignore such Sodom and Gomorrah metaphors to make it plain that hurricane disasters are human catastrophes.
Abraham shows chutzpah when he dickers with three celestial strangers over the fate of righteous souls in Sodom and Gomorrah.
Pony" Stevenson, R-Joplin: Stevenson holds with those state lawmakers who believe that legalizing gay marriage in Missouri will be a slippery slope down the road to Sodom and Gomorrah.